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What does Emilio mean?

Emilio Pronunciation of Emilio 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.


ASSOCIATED WITH rival (war), eager (faithful)


VARIANTS Emelio, Aemilio

OTHER FORMS VIA EMIL Emelen, Emile, Emilian, Emiliano, Emilien, Emilion, Emilyan, Emlen, Emlin, Emlyn



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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. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Emilio reached its top rank of #248 in the U.S. in 2018. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Emilio name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Prominent varying forms of Emilio (#248 THE PREVIOUS YEAR) listed in the Top 2000 are Emiliano (#190), Emil (#1370) and Emile. Usage of these relations of Emilio is widespread presently (AVERAGE #952), except for versions like Emil which have become somewhat outmoded. Emilio has been the recurring favorite, although Emiliano appears to be getting popular too.

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

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

Similar Names

Emilio is alike in pronunciation to Amali, Amalio and Amelio. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Adulio, Alicio, Anisio, Attilio, Basilio, Bricio, Brizio, Cecilio, Celio, Cirilio, Earlie, Edelin, Edlin, Eelia, Efisio, Egidio, Egil, Eifion, Eigil, Eilad, Eilam, Eilan, Eilgin, Eilian, Eilif, Eilon, Einion, Eirik, Elia, Elie, Eligia, Eligio, Eliot, Elis, Eliseo, Eliso, Eliu, Elli, Elliot, Ellis, Elmo, Elvio, Elvo, Emeliano, Emeri, Emich, Emicho, Emir, Emmit, Ennio, Enzio, Erico, Erlie, Erminio, Ermino, Esabio (see Eusebius), Esavio (see Eusebius), Esebio, Euclid, Eusaio (see Eusebius), Evaldo (see Everild), Evelin, Ezio, Giulio, Julio, Licio, Lidio, Mikio, Odilio, Olivio, Pompilio and Silvio. These names tend to be less frequently used than Emilio.