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

What is the meaning of the name Emily?

The name Emily means "To Strive Or Excel Or Rival."

What is the origin of the name Emily?

The origin of the name Emily is English.

Other info about Emily:

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

Alternate Spellings:

Emilee, Emmalie, Emely, Emili

People who like the name Emily also like:

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

Names that sound like Emily:

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

Stats for the Name Emily

checkmark Emily is currently #87 on the Baby Names popularity charts
checkmark Emily is currently #12 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

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