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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Emerald

This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Emerald in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the girl's name Emerald:

  • Records indicate that 2,713 girls in the United States have been named Emerald since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1994, when 268 people in the U.S. were given the name Emerald. Those people are now 26 years old.

    So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.


    Comments about the name Emerald

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      11 Positive Comments

  • "my name is emerald and i love my name i think its really pretty and its not popular. i have never met anyone with the same name as me" Sep. 27, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is my name. Most people don?t pronounce it wrong or spell it wrong. I don?t think many people know it?s a gem as well as a name, so they just think it?s weird. I still love my name. I?m glad it?s not a name like Makayla or Sarah. I like the rarity and the beauty behind it. I?ve never met anyone else with the name Emerald." May. 28, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name. I got the nick name Emma for short and it stuck. People are surprised when I tell them my real name. They say it wrong but spell it right. eMMeRRAAHHLLD. I haven't met another yet. I love my name." Nov. 4, 2015: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my daughter Emerald because it is my birthstone and favorite stone. It's a very strong name and very uncommon. Not a lot of people liked it when I first told them what I was naming her, but they either have come around to it or I let them call her Emmi." Jul. 10, 2014: Report as inappropriate

  • "It's a pretty name that suits a strong character. Brave, smart, Somewhat stubborn." Jul. 5, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter is named Emerald. There is a lot of personal meaning in that name to my husband and me, so it wasn't just "Oh, I want to name her after a pretty gem". The only negative things with her name now are that people think her name is "Emeril" after the chef, but that will fade when he loses popularity, and people assume we named her after a gemstone and "wealth"." Sep. 27, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter is named Emerald Ariana - she is 21 now and LOVES her name. It is unique and powerful and can be shortened into many cute nicknames like Em, Emmy and Mo." Aug. 20, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Emerald. It's a cool name especially if your sisters are Jade and Diamond.I usually go by Emmy as a nickname.." Jun. 8, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my daughter Emerald. We call her Emmy for short but i love her full name." Feb. 23, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hi my name is EMERALD and i think that it is the best name in the world and don't no one have that name it isn't soooooooo common" Jan. 28, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I thinlk its a good girl's name. Not cute but brave." Sep. 15, 2007: Report as inappropriate

      2 Negative Comments

  • "Sounds like a name you'd give to one of your stuffed animals, not a child." Feb. 12, 2019: Report as inappropriate

  • "It sounds weird for a girl's name. The 'ald' ending is so masculine!" Mar. 9, 2007: Report as inappropriate

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