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All about the name Emily

English Origin
"To Strive Or Excel Or Rival"
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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
People who like the name Emily also like:
Emma, Charlotte, Olivia, Amelia, Elizabeth, Abigail, Hannah
Ethan, Benjamin, Liam, Jacob, Alexander, Andrew, Lucas
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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Songs about Emily
Emily - From First to Last
For Emily, Whenever I May Find Her - Simon and Garfunkel