The French form of the German name Amal, which means “work.” You can remind your little Emmaline of this fact (relentlessly, as parents do) when she’s balking at homework, housework, yardwork, or basically any other type of work she’ll inevitably balk at.
Em, Emmie, Emma.
Famous people named Emmaline:
Actress Emmaline Henry.
You'll find the name Emmaline featured in two books: My Antonia by Willa Cather, and Bed of Roses by Nora Roberts.