Name Emilja – origin and meaning

Emilja is a female name.

Origin of Emilja

Emilja is a female form of Emil/Emilio or Aemilius. The Aemilians were one of the five most influential patrician families in ancient Rome.

Meaning of Emilja

Emilja means “from the Aemilian family”. This in turn is derived from the Latin “aemulus”, which means “emulate”, “compete”. That is why Emilja also has the meaning “the eager”, “the industrious” or “the ambitious”.

Alternate spelling

Emilya Emylia Emilía Emmilia Emilia Émilia


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