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pinWhat does Emil mean?

Emil /emil/ as a boys' name is pronounced AY-mul. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Emil is "rival; laborious; eager".

From the old Roman surname Aemilius, probably from aemulus (see Emily). Used only since the mid 19th century. French author Emile Zola; actor Emilio Estevez.


pinVariations

Emil has 18 variants: Aemilio, Aimil, Aymil, Emelen, Emelio, Emile, Emilian, Emiliano, Emilianus, Emilien, Emilio, Emilion, Emilyan, Emlen, Emlin, Emlyn, Emlynn and Yemelyan.

Related boy name: Miles.

Emil has 1 feminine form: Emily.

Kreatif forms: Eiemil, Emilei, Emileu. [more]

pinHow popular is Emil?

Emil is a very popular first name for men (#501 out of 1220, Top 41%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#72237 out of 150436, Top 48%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Emil for boys. Emil reached its peak position of #104 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not listed currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

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

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

Prominent related forms of Emil are Emile, Emiliano (#254 a year ago), Emilio (#280) and Miles (#108). Usage of these forms of Emil was more pronounced during the years 1900-1909 (adoption of 0.56%) and is almost as widespread today (adoption 0.47%, 15.6% less), but with the versions Emil and Emile becoming less fashionable. Miles has generally been a favorite of parents, although Emilio seems to be gaining favor too. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the boy name Emil and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Emil, Emile, Emiliano, Emilio, Miles in U.S.

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


pinSimilar Names

Emil is pronounced similarly to Amahl, Amal, Amel, Amiel, Amil and Amyel. Other suggested similar baby names are Earl, Egil, Elmir, Eman, Emir, Emyr, Erl, Eskil, Ewin and Jamil. These names tend to be less commonly used than Emil.

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