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pinWhat does Emile mean?

Emile /emi-le/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name. Emile's name origin is Latin, and Emile means "rival; laborious; eager". Emile is a French form of Emil (Latin).


Emile has 2 variants: Aimil and Aymil.

Emile has 15 more alternative forms via Emil: Aemilio, Emelen, Emelio, Emilian, Emiliano, Emilianus, Emilien, Emilio, Emilion, Emilyan, Emlen, Emlin, Emlyn, Emlynn and Yemelyan.

Kreatif forms: Elile, Emiel, Emieli. [more]

pinHow popular is Emile?

Emile is a somewhat popular first name for men (#862 out of 1220, Top 71%) and an even more popular last name for both adults and children (#29815 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Emile for boys. Emile reached its top position of #360 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

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

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

Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Emile and related names. Emiliano (#254 a year ago), Emilio (#280) and Emil are the popular alternative forms of Emile. Forms like Emelen are uncommon. These boy names were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1900-1909 (usage of 0.5418%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.3665%, 32.3%), with the versions Emil and Emile becoming less in vogue. Emilio (#280) and Emiliano (#254) are two of the more chic baby names in this compilation. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

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

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

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Emile is alike in pronunciation to Amil. This name tends to be less frequently used than Emile.