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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 women's rights activist
Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence, Baroness Pethick-Lawrence, English women's rights activist
Emmeline Bale, daughter of Welsh actor Christian Bale
Emmeline Ndongue, French Olympic basketball player
Lady Emmeline Stuart-Wortley, English poet and writer

Pop Culture References for the Name Emmeline

Emmeline Vance, character from the 'Harry Potter' series
Emmeline, character in 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' by Harriet Beecher Stowe
Emmeline Hartford, character in "The House At Riverton" by Kate Morton
Emmeline Lestrange, character in the original novel/film "The Blue Lagoon"
Emmeline Mosher, character in novel "Emmeline" by Judith Rossner
Emmeline Harris, a character from the 'Anne of Green Gables' series

Pronounced emma-line or emma-leen