Gender: Feminine
Origin: Hungarian
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.


  1. Kálmán BélaA nevek világa
  2. Ladó János, Bíró ÁgnesMagyar utónévkönyv. Budapest: Vince Kiadó. (2005)