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What does Emmily mean?

Emmily Pronunciation of Emmily [em-mi-ly] as a girls' name is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of the name Emmily is "rival; laborious; eager". Emmily is an alternate form of Emily (Latin): feminine of Emil.


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

18 more alternative forms via Emily: Aimil, Eimile, Emely, Emelyn, Emilla, Emille, Emlyn, Emmalyn, Emmalynn, Emmely, Emmelyne, Emmey, Emmi, Emmie, Emmlee, Emmy, Emmye and Emyle.

Creative forms:
(female) Ermily, Esmily, ..

(male) Emell, Emmilo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Emmily Kamryn (E.K.), ..

How popular is Emmily?

Emmily is an unusual given name for females. Emmily is also an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Emmily (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Emily (#8 from recent data), Emilia (#145), Emely (#432), Emmalyn (#457), Emilee (#585), Emelia (#592), Emmy (#616), Amelie (#641), Emmalynn (#697), Amalia (#828), Emilie (#867), Emmalee (#970), Emmie (#1074), Emalee (#1857), Emelyn (#1899), Emili, Amalie, Emelie and Emmaleigh. These relations of Emmily were popular as baby names 17 years ago (median #1492) and are somewhat less common today (#1035, down 43%). Emily has been the most well-known version, although Emely seems to be gaining favor too, while Emilie has become less popular. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Amalia, Amalie, Amelie, Emalee, Emelia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Emelie, Emely, Emelyn, Emilee, Emili in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Emilia, Emilie, Emily, Emmalee, Emmaleigh in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Emmalyn, Emmalynn, Emmie, Emmy in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Emmily is alike in pronunciation to Amaly, Amilya, Emilyah and Emmylou. Other suggested similar names are Baily, Brily, Cecily, Cicily, Eila, Eiley, Eily, Eiry, Elly, Elmina, Elmira, Emalyn, Emblyn, Emina, Emma, Emme, Emmelyn, Emmet, Emmett, Emmiline, Emmot, Emmott, Ermin (see Ermine), Ermina, Ermine, Ersila, Esmay, Esmie, Ethill, Etoile, Evilyn, Haily, Kemply, Laily, Lily and Sicily. These names tend to be more commonly used than Emmily.

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