Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Emmeline f. Old French Ameline, Emeline, a diminutive of various names beginning with Proto-Germanic *amal 'vigor, bravery'.

England
Early Modern English
1588 Emlin bruton-vol1 p. 48
France
Latin
1135 Emmelina (nom) clairvaux-12thc 7; 1147 Amelina (abl) ibid. 18, Emelina (nom) ibid. 15, Emmelina (abl) ibid. 14, Emmeline (gen) ibid. 14; 1147x1162 Emelina (abl) ibid. 54; 1163–64 Amelina (nom) ibid. 117, Emelina (nom) ibid. 117; 1164 Amaelina (nom) ibid. 121, Emelina (nom) ibid. 121; 1166 Emmelina (nom) ibid. 129, Emmeline (gen) ibid. 129; 1173 Emelina (nom) ibid. 154, Emeline (gen) ibid. 154; c1175–1180 Amelina (nom) ChartCaen2 p. 73; 1179 Emelina (abl) clairvaux-12thc 176, Emmelina (nom) ibid. 176; 1180 Emelina (nom) RotScaNor p. 11; 1188 Emmelina (abl) CartNDdOurscamp XCIV; 1190 Emmelina (nom) ibid. LXXIX; 1201 Emelina (nom) ibid. LXI; 1209 Amelina (nom) NDParisII 2-LXVII, Emelinam (acc) ibid. 2-LXVII, Emeline (gen) ibid. 2-LXVII; 1258 Emelina (nom) ArrestReg-volI IV, BMV; 1260 Emelina (nom) ibid. XI, Pentecost; 1265 Emelina (nom) NDParisII 2-VI; 1267 Emelinam (acc) ibid. 2-XXI; 1270 Emelina (nom) ibid. 2-XLI; 1292 Emeline (gen) HistHdVParis p. 117; 1301 Amelinne (gen) MemPic-vol17 p. 244, Emmeline (gen) ibid. p. 204
1270 Emelota (nom) NDParisII 2-XLI
Old French
1296 Emeline paris1296 p. 9; 1301 Emeline (nom) MemPic-vol17 p. 234; 1313 Ameline Paris1313 p. 17, Emeline ibid. p. 93
1293 Enmelot (obl) HistHdVParis p. 125
Middle French
1421 Emmelot favier 541; 1423 Amelot ibid. 489
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Emmeline". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Emmeline.