Meaning and name origin
Emelyn \e-mel-yn, em(e)-lyn\ as a girl's name is of German and Latin origin, and the meaning of Emelyn is "peaceful home; rival; laborious; eager". Emelyn is a variant of Emeline (German): from heim lind. Also a variant of Emily (Latin): feminine of Emil, from the Latin name Aemilia, feminine form of the old Roman surname Aemilius (probably from aemulus).
Emelyn is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Emelyn and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Emily (#7), Emmalyn (#465), Emmalynn (#770), Emmaline (#880), Emmeline (#907) and Emeline. (2014 statistics).
Emelyn is also pronounced similarly to Amelyne and Emmelyn. Other suggested similar baby names are Emblyn, Emelina, Emely, Emlyn, Emlynn and Evelyn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Emelyn.