Gender: Female
Origin: English
Meaning: To Strive Or Excel Or Rival
The name Emily means To Strive Or Excel Or Rival and is of English origin. Emily is a name that's been used primarily by parents who are considering baby names for girls.

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

Variations include: Emilee, Emmalie, Emely, Emili

People who like the name Emily also like the names: Emma, Charlotte, Olivia, Amelia, Grace, Abigail, Chloe, Benjamin, Ethan, Liam, Caleb, Alexander, Oliver, Andrew

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