Meaning: “suckling babe.”
The name is derived from an ancient Hungarian source and is believed to share the same root as the Hungarian male name Emőd, which means “suckling baby.”
The designated name-days in Hungary are March 23 and December 8.
- Kálmán Béla: A nevek világa
- Ladó János, Bíró Ágnes. Magyar utónévkönyv. Budapest: Vince Kiadó. (2005)