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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Emelia

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  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Emelia is of English origin and means "Bright flowers".
  • According to a user from Virginia, United States, the name Emelia is of Unknown origin and means "Wished for".
  • According to a user from Minnesota, United States, the name Emelia is of Unknown origin and means "Flower or Flowergirl".
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  1. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Emelia

Emelia was given the name Emelia Jane Burns on February 18th, 1982 in Brisbane, Australia.

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Ninón Sevilla was an actress, dancer, and singer. She was most prominent from 1946 to 2014. Ninón was given the name Emelia Pérez Castellanos on November 10th, 1921 in La Habana, Cuba. She left this life on January 1st, 2015.

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Emelia was born on January 29th, 1994 in Epsom, Surrey, England.

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Emelia was born in 1891. She died in 1995.

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Emelia was born in Ghana.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 12 12 0
1881 10 10 0
1882 17 17 0
1883 29 29 0
1884 12 12 0
1885 29 29 0
1886 19 19 0
1887 27 27 0
1888 33 33 0
1889 13 13 0
1890 34 34 0
1891 31 31 0
1892 22 22 0
1893 33 33 0
1894 26 26 0
1895 27 27 0
1896 24 24 0
1897 22 22 0
1898 26 26 0
1899 28 28 0
1900 25 25 0
1901 27 27 0
1902 25 25 0
1903 22 22 0
1904 16 16 0
1905 17 17 0
1906 31 31 0
1907 16 16 0
1908 28 28 0
1909 22 22 0
1910 30 30 0
1911 21 21 0
1912 26 26 0
1913 36 36 0
1914 41 41 0
1915 52 52 0
1916 48 48 0
1917 54 54 0
1918 57 57 0
1919 44 44 0
1920 47 47 0
1921 58 58 0
1922 54 54 0
1923 44 44 0
1924 54 54 0
1925 48 48 0
1926 34 34 0
1927 40 40 0
1928 27 27 0
1929 39 39 0
1930 41 41 0
1931 16 16 0
1932 20 20 0
1933 28 28 0
1934 18 18 0
1935 23 23 0
1936 18 18 0
1937 19 19 0
1938 27 27 0
1939 14 14 0
1940 18 18 0
1941 19 19 0
1942 20 20 0
1943 19 19 0
1944 20 20 0
1945 19 19 0
1946 20 20 0
1947 15 15 0
1948 25 25 0
1949 19 19 0
1950 24 24 0
1951 16 16 0
1952 25 25 0
1953 19 19 0
1954 15 15 0
1955 19 19 0
1956 15 15 0
1957 25 25 0
1958 18 18 0
1959 12 12 0
1960 13 13 0
1961 14 14 0
1962 17 17 0
1963 16 16 0
1964 18 18 0
1965 13 13 0
1966 8 8 0
1967 13 13 0
1968 13 13 0
1969 9 9 0
1970 7 7 0
1971 11 11 0
1972 15 15 0
1973 14 14 0
1974 12 12 0
1975 12 12 0
1976 12 12 0
1977 15 15 0
1978 13 13 0
1979 16 16 0
1980 24 24 0
1981 25 25 0
1982 21 21 0
1983 27 27 0
1984 29 29 0
1985 26 26 0
1986 40 40 0
1987 37 37 0
1988 39 39 0
1989 42 42 0
1990 53 53 0
1991 62 62 0
1992 57 57 0
1993 61 61 0
1994 61 61 0
1995 69 69 0
1996 78 78 0
1997 79 79 0
1998 90 90 0
1999 88 88 0
2000 114 114 0
2001 115 115 0
2002 162 162 0
2003 189 189 0
2004 220 220 0
2005 210 210 0
2006 247 247 0
2007 222 222 0
2008 282 282 0
2009 316 316 0
2010 338 338 0
2011 366 366 0
2012 410 410 0
2013 438 438 0
2014 462 462 0
2015 506 506 0
2016 530 530 0
2017 565 565 0

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Popularity of Emelia as a first name

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Common last names for Emelia

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Fun Facts about the name Emelia

  • What name lists does Emelia rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Emelia? Emelia is the 2,649th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Emelia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9,124 babies born with the first name Emelia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Emelia to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Emelia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 12 new born babies.
  • When was Emelia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Emelia is Sunday, August 22nd, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Emelia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Emelia was in 2017 with a total of 565 babies.
  • Random Emelia Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Emelia ranks 92nd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Vermont. Imagine that, 5 babies in Vermont have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Emelia: Your name in reverse order is Aileme. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Emelai. How do you pronounce that?

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