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What does Emlen mean?

Emlen Pronunciation of Emlen [emlen] as a boys' name is of Latin and Welsh derivation, and the meaning of the name Emlen is "rival; laborious; eager". Emlen is an alternate form of Emil (Latin). Emlen is also a variation of Emlyn (Welsh).

Associated with: rival (war), eager (faithful).


10 different relations via Emil, Emlyn: Emelen, Emelio, Emile, Emilian, Emilien, Emilio, Emilion, Emilyan, Emlin and Emlynn.

Creative forms:
(male) Ealen, ..

(female) Emen, ..

Middle name pairings:
Emlen Korbyn (E.K.), ..

How popular is Emlen?

Emlen is an unusual given name for men. Emlen is also an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Emlen (outside Top 2000) are Emilio (#304 last year), Emil (#1365) and Emile. Other variants, like Emlynn, are seldom used. These forms of Emlen reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.15%) and have become significantly less common since (usage 0.07%, 55%), with forms such as Emil becoming somewhat dated. Emilio is the most contemporarily stylish baby name here. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Emil, Emile, Emilio in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alen, Allen, Ameen, Arlen, Dalen, Eaden, Eagen, Eben, Eden, Edlin, Efren, Eiden, Eilan, Eilean, Eilon, Elan, Elden, Elex, Elon, Elven, Eman, Emeer, Emmet, Erle, Erlend, Ethen, Euen, Eugen, Even, Ewen, Galen, Glen, Halen, Hamlen, Jalen, Kalen, Kylen, Nolen, Olen, Talen and Valen. These names tend to be more commonly used than Emlen.

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