Gender: Female
Origin: English
Meaning: To Strive Or Excel Or Rival
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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:
FemaleEmma, Hannah, Olivia, Abigail, Elizabeth, Grace, Isabella
MaleEthan, Jacob, Benjamin, Andrew, Matthew, Alexander, Joshua
Emily Stats
checkmark Emily is on 9,992 members' favorite name lists
checkmark Emily is currently #84 on the Baby Names popularity charts
checkmark 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