Emmeline - girls name

Emmeline name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 94%

Emmeline name meaning:

The name Emmeline is of English origin and holds a charming and delicate meaning. Derived from the Germanic name Amelina, it is a variant of the name Amelia, which means "work" or "industrious." With this meaning, Emmeline conveys traits such as diligence, determination, and hard work.

Those named Emmeline often exhibit a strong work ethic and are driven to accomplish their goals. They are highly organized individuals, known for their ability to focus and bring tasks to completion. Emmelines are often seen as reliable and responsible individuals who take pride in their work. They have a natural talent for problem-solving and are often sought after for their meticulous attention to detail.

In addition to its meaning, the name Emmeline has a timeless and classic quality to it. It has gained popularity in recent years, evoking a sense of elegance and grace. This name is well-suited for a girl who embodies qualities of perseverance, dedication, and discipline.

Origin: French

Industrious, hardworking. From the Old French Ameline, derived from Old German 'amal' meaning labor. Famous bearer: British suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst.


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Overall UK ranking: 318 out of 5581

148 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (558)

Historical popularity of Emmeline

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