Emilia is a name with Latin origins. The meaning of the name Emilia is to strive, to excel, or to rival. Emilia originally comes from the name Aemilia. Common variations of the name include Amelia, Emelia, Emily, Amilya, Emiliana, and Amilia. Common nicknames include Emma, Em, Emmy, Mia, Millie, and Mellie. The male version of Emilia is Emiliano (Spanish, Italian).
Emilia is a popular name on the user lists at BabyNames.com. When combined with its most common other spelling, Amelia, it is #2 in BabyNames.com?s most popular names of 2014. However, on its own, it was the 208th most popular name in the United States in 2013 per the Social Security Administration.
Famous Emilias seem to be prevalently performers, whether actresses (Emilia Clarke from Game of Thrones, Emilia McCarthy), athletes (Emilia Eberle, Emilia Rotter), or singers (Emilia Rydberg). Emilia is also one of the most famous Shakespearean names, from his drama Othello.
People who prefer the name Emilia tend to have more trendy and popular names on their name lists at BabyNames.com.