Meaning and Name Origin
Emelina \e-meli-na, em(e)-lina\ as a girls' name means "rival, eager work; rival; laborious; eager; entire, universal". Emelina is a form of Amelia (Latin, Old German). Emelina is also a derivative of Emily (Latin). Emelina is also used as a variation of Emma (Old French, Old German) and Emmeline (Old French, Old German).
Emelina has 18 more different forms via Amelia, Emily, Emma, Emmeline: Ameline, Amelita, Ameliya, Emalia, Emalinda, Emaline, Emelda, Emelea, Emeli, Emelia▲, Emelie, Emeline▼, Emelita, Emelyn, Emelyne, Emilia▲, Emilija and Emiline.
Emelina is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3726 out of 4276, Top 87%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the girl name Emelina and corresponding names. Amelia (#15 a year ago), Emelia (#625), Emelie, Emeline, Emilia (#164), Emily (#7), Emma (#1) and Emmeline (#907) are the popular varying forms of Emelina (#unlisted). Adoption of these girl names reached its most widespread during 1880-1889 and is almost as widespread today, but with the form Emeline becoming less stylish. The most trendy names for newborns in this list are Amelia (#15), Emelia (#625), Emilia (#164), Emily (#7) and Emma (#1), with these names having a revival in usage. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)