Medieval names: Emma

Medieval names: Emma


Emma is not the diminutive of Emmanuelle, but a full name, from the Germanic heim, "house", or ermin, "big, powerful". During the High Middle Ages, several queens from France and England were named as well. Then, like many names considered too medieval, it knew a long period of darkness to be reborn in all Europe and to appear today among the most loved first names.

His party : April 19th.

Its derivatives: Emmy, Emmie, Ema, Emine, Emy.

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