Top 100 baby names number 52

I thought it would be fun to look at the top 100 boys and girls names from last year.  I am doing a series on these with their meanings. Enjoy!

Today we have numbers 52 -  Emma and Hugo.  

 Emma (Germanic) 

 Emma means ‘universal’, a name that contains the world.

Emma means ‘universal’, a name that contains the world.

Emma is derived from names including the Germanic word ermen meaning ‘whole’ or universal’. It first became common in England after the Norman conquest and from the then across the UK.

 

 Hugo (Germanic)

 Hopefully your Hugo will have a bright, colourful mind.

Hopefully your Hugo will have a bright, colourful mind.

This is an old Germanic name that was common amongst the nobility of the Frankish Empire. It means ‘mind’ or ‘spirit’.