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Meaning and Name Origin

Emelia \e-me-lia\ as a name for girls. Emelia's root is Latin, and the name Emelia means "rival; laborious; eager". Emelia is a derivative of Emily (Latin): feminine of Emil, from the Latin name Aemilia, feminine form of the old Roman surname Aemilius (probably from aemulus). A popular choice for a given name.


Emelia has 34 variants: Aemiley, Aemilia, Aemilie, Amalea, Amalia, Amalie, Amelie, Emalee, Emali, Emalia, Emalie, Emelea, Emeli, Emelie, Emelly, Emila, Emilea, Emilee, Emiley, Emili, Emilia, Emilie, Emilley, Emillie, Emilly, Emmalee, Emmaleigh, Emmalie, Emmelee, Emmelie, Emmilee, Emmilie, Emmily and Emylee.

Emelia has 38 more alternative forms via Emily: Aimil, Ameline, Amelita, Amy, Eimile, Em, Emaline, Emelda, Emelina, Emeline, Emelita, Emely, Emelyn, Emelyne, Emera, Emilija, Emiline, Emilla, Emille, Emillea, Emlyn, Emlynn, Emlynne, Emmaline, Emmalyn, Emmalynn, Emmalynne, Emmely, Emmelyne, Emmey, Emmi, Emmie, Emmlee, Emmy, Emmye, Emyle, Milka and Milly.


Emelia is a very prominent first name for females (#2056 out of 4276, Top 48%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Emelia for girls. Emelia reached its peak rank of #465 in the U.S. then, and is presently at #625. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Emelia name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Emelia outside U.S.

Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Emelia and affiliated names. Popular varying forms of Emelia (#625 in 2014) listed in the Top 1000 are Amalia (#884 in 2014), Amelie (#667), Amy (#148), Emelie, Emeline, Emely (#415), Emilee (#596), Emilia (#164), Emilie (#732), Emily (#7), Emmalee (#852), Emmaline (#880), Emmalyn (#465), Emmalynn (#770), Emmie and Emmy (#663). These girl names reached the peak of their popularity in 2013 and are almost as popular today, but with the forms Amalia, Emeline, Emilie, Emmalee and Emmie becoming somewhat outmoded. The most fashionable names for newborns in this list are Emelia (#625), Emilia (#164), Emmalyn (#465), Emmalynn (#770) and Emmy (#663), with Emelia and Emilia having a rekindling in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Amalia, Amelie, Amy, Emelia, Emelie, Emeline, Emely, Emilee, Emilia, Emilie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Emily, Emmalee, Emmaline, Emmalyn, Emmalynn, Emmie, Emmy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Amelie, Amy, Emelie, Emilia, Emily, Emmy outside U.S.

Similar Names

Emelia is pronounced similarly to Aemelia, Amelia, Ameliya, Amelya, Amilia and Emmeleia. Another recommended similar baby name is Evelia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Emelia.