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The meaning of the name Emily is To Strive Or Excel Or Rival
The origin of the name Emily is English
Alternate spellings: Emilee, Emmalie, Emely, Emili
Notes: English form of the Latin name Aemilia. From the same root as the name Amelia. Emily Procter, actress. Emily Dickinson, poet.
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People who like the name Emily also like:
Emma, Olivia, Elizabeth, Hannah, Abigail, Isabella, Charlotte
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Emily was most popular in the year 1999 (#1)

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  • Emily - From First to Last  
  • For Emily, Whenever I May Find Her - Simon and Garfunkel  

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