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Origin of Emma
Origin:
(Ger.) From Amme, a nurse, one who nurses, cares for, and watches over another, tender, affectionate, the same as Eutrophine, among the Greeks. Emma, daughter of Richard, the first Duke of Normandy, was called in Saxon Elgiva, help-giver. It was sometimes written Imma, the name of the daughter of Charlemagne. Some have derived it from imme, a bee, busy, industrious.
Gender :
Female
Related First Names :
Emmie, Emmy
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