Emmy Origin and Meaning
The name Emmy is a girl's name meaning "work; universal".
Long a nickname for all the Em-names, as well as an annual award, Emmy is now being given on its own, as are soundalikes Emme and Emmi. Might be too identified with the TV awards--though that doesn't seem to have hurt Oscar or Tony. We think Emmy is a little too cutesey, and is probably best kept as a nickname for something that ages a little better.
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Famous People Named Emmy
- Emmanuelle "Emmy" RossumAmerican actress and singer,songwriter
- Mary Elizabeth "Emmy" ClarkeAmerican actress
- (Amalie) Emmy NoetherGerman mathematician
- Emmy the Great (born EmmaLee Moss), English singer,songwriter
- Emmy Destinn (born Ema Destinnová) Czech operatic soprano
- Emmy (born Emma Bejanyan)Armenian pop singer
- Emmy Hennings (born Emma Maria Cordsen)German performer and poet
- Emmy Goring (born Emma Johanna Henny Sonnemann)German actress
- Emmy LooseAustrian operatic soprano
- Emmy Lichtwitz KrassoAustrian painter
- Emmy Charlotte Ponting (b. 2008)daughter of cricketer Ricky Ponting
Emmy in Pop Culture
- Emmy AwardsTV awards
- Emmymain female character on "Dragon Tales" & older sister to Max
- EmmyMadeInJapana YouTube channel dedicated to snack tasting
- Emmy Slatterycharacter in Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind
- Emmy Garrettmain character in "Stork's Nest by J. Breckenridge Ellis and film "Emmy of Stork's Nest"
- Emmy Starrcharacter in "Sims" series
- Emmy MirskyAdam Goldberg's friend in ABC's "The Goldbergs"
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