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    Would you like to learn more about the popularity, history and meaning of the name Emma?

    Popularity of the name Emma

    According to the Social Security Administration, Emma was the 2nd most popular girl’s name in America in 2019, 2020 and 2021! Emma held the number one spot from 2014 to 2018! So, this sweet, precious name is definitely maintaining its extreme popularity!

    Average number of web searches for the name Emma over time

    The name Emma on a Butterfly background with a blue mat
    Emma shown on our “Butterflies” background with a Blue mat

    If you would you like to see what Emma looks like on all of our beautiful art quality backgrounds, Click here…

    History and meaning of the name Emma

    Emma is the Germanic feminine version of the masculine root name of “ermen” which means “universal strength”, and the name eventually made its way around Europe and England. The English/Anglo-Saxon meaning of Emma is “whole, universal, all-embracing healer.” Emma in Tai means “9 blessings” and Emma in Hebrew means my “God has answered our prayers.” Also, the name “Emma”, with its first letter of “E”, shares the distinction with the letters “A” and “M” as being the most popular first letters of girls’ first names in America!

    As you can see, the meaning of the name “Emma” is different in several languages, countries and cultures and has more than one or different meanings available. LindseyBoo Creations strives for accuracy in researching the origins and meanings of names.

    Emma shown on our “Cheerleading” background with Blue and Pink mats

    If you would you like to see what Emma looks like on all of our beautiful art quality backgrounds, Click here…

    Variations we’ve done on the name Emma

    Click on any name below to see how it looks with different background and mat combinations.

    Emma Grace

    Emma Ly

    Emma Rose









    Famous People named Emma

    Some famous Emma’s include Emma Watson of Harry Potter fame; and Emma Roberts, niece of “America’s Sweetheart” Julia Roberts, but who has definitely proved her own acting chops!

    Emma shown on our “Dolphins” background with Black and Pink Mats

    If you would you like to see what Emma looks like on all of our beautiful art quality backgrounds, Click here…

    Your Emma

    Is your Emma a “universal, all-embracing healer”? More than likely, she is! It’s always so interesting to me when I hear from our customers about how the meanings of names really do match their namesakes! I even had an older “Emma” approach me at a craft show and stated “I can’t believe that! I’m a nurse!”

    I hope you’ve enjoyed reading about the beautiful name Emma, and the poem with several different backgrounds and mat combinations shown here in this blog. Please remember that any name can be combined with any art background and mat combination of your choice!

    Thank you for reading my blog about Emma! Have fun perusing our website, looking up the names of your family, friends and loved ones – and in the rare event we don’t have the name you’re looking for, I am happy to write it for you at no extra charge!

    If you enjoy reading about the popularity and meanings of names, check out my in-depth article “What’s in a Name?”

    What’s in a name?

    Here is a short excerpt:

    “We believe all children are gifts to our world, and their beautiful, deeply thought-out names deserve to be memorialized in poetry, meant to not only capture the wonderful feelings the gift giver has for the recipient, but also the wonderful characteristics and attributes of the recipient.”

    As King Solomon aptly stated, “A good name is rather to be chosen than riches.”

    Click here to read the full article.

    I’d love to hear from you! Please let me know if my poem for Emma matches your sweet child, or someone you know.

    If you would like to learn more about how Sharon started writing these beautiful poems, please read Sharon’s story here.

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