fem. proper name, from German Emma, from Erma, contraction of Ermentrude or some similar name. With lower-case -e-, as British telephone and radio enunciation of M to avoid confusion with N, attested by 1891.
1. The inscription reads: "To Emma, with love from Harry".
2. Why don't you stay here and keep Emma company?
3. One of the set books is Jane Austen's Emma.
4. Oddly, Emma says she never considered her face was attractive.