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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Emmah

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to 4 people from the United States and South Africa, the name Emmah is of English origin and means "Gift of god".
  2. According to a user from Ghana, the name Emmah means "Emmah is a short word of Emmanual and it means God is with us".
  3. According to a user from Nigeria, the name Emmah is of African origin and means "Immaculate".
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Fun Facts about the name Emmah

  • How Popular is the name Emmah? Emmah is the 11,700th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Emmah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 893 babies born with the first name Emmah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Emmah to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Emmah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1998 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Emmah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Emmah is Sunday, September 12th, 1897.
  • What year had the most people named Emmah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Emmah was in 2008 with a total of 78 babies.
  • Random Emmah Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Emmah is not a popular baby girl's name in Missouri. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Missouri have the same name in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Emmah: The name spelled backwards is Hamme. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Hamme. How do you pronounce that?
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