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Gender: F Meaning of Emmeline: "work" Origin of Emmeline: French form of German Amelina

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Emmeline, also spelled with one 'm', is an Emma relative and Emily cousin that is destined for greater use in the wake of the megapopularity of those two names. A recommended Nameberry fave.

A popular medieval name, Emmeline was introduced to Britain by the Normans. It appeared as a character in Uncle Tom's Cabin, and is famous in Britain as the name of the illustrious suffragette, Emmeline Pankhurst. Way back in 1980, it was the name of young Brooke Shield's innocent character in The Blue Lagoon. More recently, Emmeline Vance was a witch in the Harry Potter series.

Christian Bale has a daughter named Emmeline.

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Famous People Named Emmeline

Emmeline Wells, American journalist and poet
Emmeline Pankhurst, English suffragette
Emmeline Bale, actor Christian Bale's daughter

Pop Culture References for the Name Emmeline

Emmeline Vance, character from 'Harry Potter'
Emmeline, character in 'Uncle Tom's Cabin'
Emmeline Hartford, character in 'The House At Riverton'
Emmeline, character in "The Blue Lagoon"

Pronounced emma-line or emma-leen