Emily

Name Emily – origin and meaning

Emily is a female name.

Origin of Emily

Emily is an English form of the French name Emilie, which is the female form of Emil.

Meaning of Emily

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

Alternate spelling

Emili Emmilie Émilie Emilie

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