• Gender: Female
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: To Strive Or Excel Or Rival

What is the meaning of the name Emily?

The name Emily is primarily a female name of English origin that means To Strive Or Excel Or Rival.

English form of the Latin name Aemilia. From the same root as the name Amelia. Emily Procter, actress. Emily Dickinson, poet.

Different Spellings of the name Emily:

Emilee, Emmalie, Emely, Emili

People who like the name Emily also like:

Emma, Charlotte, Olivia, Amelia, Grace, Abigail, Chloe, Benjamin, Ethan, Noah, Liam, Caleb, Alexander, Oliver

Names like Emily:

Emanuel, Emanuele, Emele, Emil, Emilia, Emilie, Emilio, Emmanuel, Emmly, Enola, Emile, Eniola, Emmalia, Emmalee, Emiliya, Emmanuella, Emmali, Enli

Stats for the Name Emily

checkmark Emily is currently #85 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Emily is currently #21 in U.S. births

Songs about Emily

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