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All about the name Emily

Emily
English Origin
"To Strive Or Excel Or Rival"
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The name Emily is of English origin and means "To Strive Or Excel Or Rival." The origin is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word--the language in which it most appears.

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

Variations: 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
Emily Stats
Emily is on 9,953 members' favorite name lists
Emily is currently #86 on the Baby Names popularity charts
Emily is currently #12 in U.S. births.
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Emily - From First to Last
For Emily, Whenever I May Find Her - Simon and Garfunkel