What does Emilio mean?
Emilio /emi-lio/ [4 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Latin derivation, and the name Emilio means "rival; laborious; eager". Emilio is a Spanish form of Emil (Latin): from the old Roman surname Aemilius.
How popular is Emilio?
Emilio is a very popular first name for males (#490 out of 1220, Top 40%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#49159 out of 150436, Top 33%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Emilio for boys. Emilio was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its top rank of #274 in the U.S. in 2007, and is presently at #280. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Prominent varying forms of Emilio (#280 the previous year) listed in the Top 1000 are Emiliano (#254 the previous year), Emile and Emil. Usage of these boy names was at its apex during the years 1900-1909 (usage of 0.5418%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.3665%, ▼32.3%), with the versions Emil and Emile becoming less stylish. Emilio (#280) and Emiliano (#254) are two of the more fashionable birth names among these. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the boy name Emilio and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)