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Emile

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822k Emily (English)
36k Emilio (Italian)
32k Emil (German)
25k Emilia (Latin)
24k Emilie (French)
17k Emely (English)
< 1k Emiliya (Bulgarian)

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 12 0 12
1881 20 0 20
1882 37 0 37
1883 23 0 23
1884 28 0 28
1885 19 0 19
1886 25 0 25
1887 21 0 21
1888 21 0 21
1889 27 0 27
1890 21 0 21
1891 19 5 14
1892 28 0 28
1893 25 0 25
1894 26 0 26
1895 21 0 21
1896 34 0 34
1897 24 0 24
1898 31 0 31
1899 23 0 23
1900 31 0 31
1901 20 0 20
1902 18 0 18
1903 23 0 23
1904 28 0 28
1905 36 5 31
1906 21 0 21
1907 23 0 23
1908 33 0 33
1909 41 5 36
1910 43 0 43
1911 54 0 54
1912 76 0 76
1913 101 6 95
1914 126 5 121
1915 133 6 127
1916 145 9 136
1917 148 10 138
1918 160 7 153
1919 156 6 150
1920 153 11 142
1921 171 6 165
1922 167 0 167
1923 167 9 158
1924 152 5 147
1925 148 8 140
1926 140 9 131
1927 145 8 137
1928 128 6 122
1929 111 0 111
1930 121 0 121
1931 119 0 119
1932 117 5 112
1933 97 0 97
1934 76 0 76
1935 85 0 85
1936 91 0 91
1937 94 9 85
1938 102 9 93
1939 98 6 92
1940 80 8 72
1941 84 0 84
1942 87 0 87
1943 86 0 86
1944 82 0 82
1945 76 0 76
1946 81 8 73
1947 108 0 108
1948 82 0 82
1949 85 5 80
1950 69 0 69
1951 66 0 66
1952 74 0 74
1953 68 0 68
1954 73 9 64
1955 62 5 57
1956 78 0 78
1957 51 0 51
1958 79 6 73
1959 77 5 72
1960 56 0 56
1961 75 6 69
1962 63 0 63
1963 63 6 57
1964 55 0 55
1965 48 0 48
1966 43 0 43
1967 42 0 42
1968 47 0 47
1969 40 0 40
1970 56 0 56
1971 44 0 44
1972 42 5 37
1973 36 0 36
1974 45 6 39
1975 42 6 36
1976 39 0 39
1977 36 6 30
1978 49 11 38
1979 36 0 36
1980 51 16 35
1981 53 9 44
1982 48 10 38
1983 37 6 31
1984 44 16 28
1985 43 10 33
1986 33 10 23
1987 47 14 33
1988 57 17 40
1989 36 13 23
1990 35 10 25
1991 55 16 39
1992 46 14 32
1993 46 17 29
1994 55 17 38
1995 56 13 43
1996 40 13 27
1997 40 14 26
1998 46 11 35
1999 38 13 25
2000 40 9 31
2001 45 12 33
2002 57 15 42
2003 42 8 34
2004 53 14 39
2005 53 9 44
2006 46 12 34
2007 56 15 41
2008 58 9 49
2009 55 6 49
2010 32 0 32
2011 35 0 35
2012 47 7 40
2013 46 0 46
2014 62 10 52
2015 64 9 55

Want to know about the popularity of the Emile baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,585 babies born with the name Emile in the United States. That's more than enough Emiles to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 12 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Emile" was in 1922 with a total of 167 babies.

According to the 1913 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Emile" ranks #65 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, 30 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1913. Across the entire United States a total of 101 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Emile" mean? The list below shows the origins of Emile as well as things modernly associated with the name Emile such as celebrities named Emile.

Origin and Meaning of Emile

The name "Emile" is of French origin, and it means "To Strive or Excel or Rival". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The boy whose upbringing was described by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Emile Hirsch

Emile Hirsch is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1996 to present. Emile was born in 1985 as Emile Davenport Hirsch in Palms, California, U.S.

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Emile Heskey

Emile Heskey is a football biography. Emile was born in 1978 in Leicester, England.

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Emile Mpenza

Emile Mpenza is a football biography. Emile was born in 1978 in Zellik, Belgium.

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Emile Cioran

Emile Cioran is a philosopher. Emile was born in 1911 as Emil Mihai Cioran in Rasinari, Austro-Hungary (today Romania).

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Emile Ardolino

Emile Ardolino is a film director, choreographer, and film producer. Emile was born in 1943 in Maspeth, New York, United States.

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Emile Hartkamp

Emile was born in 1959.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Emile

Emile Bruneau
Emile Durkheim
Emile Haynie
Emile Zola
Emile Griffith
Emile Henry

Alternative Meanings

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

L is for loyalty, that you show.

E is for elegant, born within you.

Your name in reverse order is "Elime". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Meiel". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Emile born May 20, 1978

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern China approximately on 1700. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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