Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. EHM-ə-leen, EHM-ə-lien  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Old French Emeline, a diminutive of Germanic names beginning with the element amal meaning "unceasing, vigorous, brave". The Normans introduced this name to England.

Related Names

VariantsEmmaline, Emmalyn
Other Languages & CulturesAmalija(Croatian) Amálie(Czech) Amalie(Danish) Amalia(Dutch) Amalia(Finnish) Amélie, Émeline, Amélia, Lina, Line, Lyna(French) Amalia, Amelie, Amalie(German) Amalia, Amelina(Germanic) Amalia(Greek) Amália(Hungarian) Amalia, Amelia(Italian) Amalija, Amelija(Lithuanian) Amelia(Medieval French) Amalie(Norwegian) Amelia(Polish) Amália, Amélia(Portuguese) Amalia(Romanian) Amaliya(Russian) Amália(Slovak) Amalija(Slovene) Amalia, Amelia, Emelina(Spanish) Amalia(Swedish)
User SubmissionÉmmeline


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Entry updated December 7, 2022