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The name Emma is of Germanic origin, and is a variation of Erma.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Emma has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Emma
Use of the Name Emma for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
399,736 172,046 154,311 127,159 86,201 43,938 21,316
The table below indicates the number of times the name Emma has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Emma
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188032,00361310
188132,0346199
188232,3037787
188332,3677507
188432,5876759
188532,72850914
188632,76458211
188742,64746714
188843,08747317
188952,88364010
189052,98046616
189152,88450313
189273,12861312
189392,96851614
189492,93752515
1895102,95261712
1896102,87268811
1897102,698  
1898132,7878308
1899132,44667610
1900133,09552221
1901172,3747988
1902182,51370411
1903232,30774910
1904222,31369912
1905262,296  
1906282,2209568
1907272,35783011
1908302,354  
1909342,331  
1910342,60173817
1911352,613  
1912353,345  
1913383,456  
1914393,960  
1915405,039  
1916415,218  
1917465,114  
1918465,325  
1919455,085  
1920465,232  
1921525,070  
1922505,012  
1923544,970  
1924574,892  
1925574,716  
1926604,477  
1927644,333  
1928674,007  
1929693,803  
1930733,552  
1931763,302  
1932763,323  
1933753,155  
1934852,936  
1935892,800  
1936852,819  
1937892,748  
1938972,670  
1939892,686  
1940942,600  
1941992,549  
19421082,605  
19431152,410  
19441172,247  
19451222,062  
19461312,067  
19471412,140  
19481392,092  
19491471,998  
19501551,893  
19511741,724  
19521791,716  
19531951,588  
19542021,525  
19552111,454  
19562241,344  
19572431,215  
19582661,085  
19592701,061  
1960297975  
1961307885  
1962332796  
1963351728  
1964344764  
1965359637  
1966364620  
1967387561  
1968427493  
1969426510  
1970422525  
1971444466  
1972429452  
1973450414  
1974409488  
1975424472  
1976463411  
1977424475  
1978460428  
1979432476  
1980417527  
1981417526  
1982412553  
1983400543  
1984343668  
1985270926  
19862111,247  
19871771,559  
19881611,763  
19891511,907  
19901302,397  
19911232,555  
19921043,177  
1993814,078  
1994764,726  
1995675,020  
1996536,111  
1997367,714  
19982210,413  
19991711,700  
20001712,517  
20011313,266  
2002416,480  
2003222,622  
2004221,316  
Totals:  399,736 317

During the last 125 years, parents have used Emma as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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