Emmeline: baby girl name popularity and meaning

Emmeline

The French form of the Old German name Amal, meaning “work.” Does this mean your little Emmeline will be a handful, requiring a lot of work on your part? Well of course she will, no matter what you name her – that’s just how parenting goes.

Nicknames:

Em, Emme.

Famous people named Emmeline:

Poet Emmeline Whitney Wells; suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst; feminist Baroness Emeline Pethick-Lawrence.

Fun facts:

The Harry Potter series, Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin, and Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn all have characters named Emmeline.

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