What does the name Emily mean? The meaning of the name Emily is To Strive Or Excel Or Rival. The origin of the name Emily is English. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
Alternate spellings: Emilee, Emmalie, Emely, Emili
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Name 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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For Emily, Whenever I May Find Her - Simon and Garfunkel