What does Emelio mean?
Emelio /eme-lio/ [4 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Latin derivation, and Emelio means "rival; laborious; eager". Emelio is a version of Emil (Latin): from the old Roman surname Aemilius. Compare last name Emel.
How popular is Emelio?
Emelio is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#115489 out of 150436, Top 77%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Emelio and affiliated names. Popular alternative forms of Emelio (not ranked) ranked in the Top 1000 are Emiliano (#254 the previous year), Emilio (#280), Emile and Emil. Forms like Emlynn are uncommon. These boy names were at the height of their popularity during 1900-1909 (usage of 0.5418%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.3665%, down 32.3%), with the versions Emil and Emile becoming less fashionable. Emilio (#280) and Emiliano (#254) are two of the more trendy names for newborns among these. (2014 Birth Statistics)