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in the U.S.
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Emilia mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Emilia

"Emilia" is a name of Latin origin, and it means "To Strive or Excel or Rival". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. Tropical African herbs
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  1. A female given name, a rare latinized variant of Emily.
  2. (historical) A region of Italy, approximately coterminous with modern Emilia-Romagna.

Emilia was also found in the following language(s): Faroese, Finnish, German, Italian, Polish, Romanian, Spanish, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Emilia

Emilia Clarke is an actress. She has been prominent since 2009. Emilia was born on October 26th, 1986 in London, England.

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Emilia Fox is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1995 to present. Emilia was given the name Emilia Rose Elizabeth Fox by her parents Edward Fox (actor) and Joanna David on July 31st, 1974 in Hammersmith, London, England.

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Emilia Jones is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2011 to present. Emilia was born Emilia Jones on February 23rd, 2002.

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Emilia was given the name Aemilia Bassano in 1569 in Bishopsgate. She breathed her last breath in 1645.

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Milly D'Abbraccio is an actress, pornographic actress, actor, pornographic film actor, and actressandpornographic actress. Milly was given the name Emilia Cucciniello on November 3rd, 1964 in Avellino.

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Emilia Pardo Bazán y de la Rúa-Figueroa was a novel writer. Emilia was born on September 16th, 1851 in A Coruña, Spain. She breathed her last breath on May 12th, 1921.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Emilia

Emilia is a singing. She was most active from 1999 to present. Emilia was given the name Emilia Valeva on March 21st, 1982 in Veliko Tarnovo.

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She holds the title Princess of Portugal and Princess of Portugal (disputed). Countess was born as the child of William the Silent and Anna of Saxony on April 10th, 1569 in Cologne. She left this life on March 16th, 1629.

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How popular is the baby name Emilia in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 9 9 0
1881 7 7 0
1882 8 8 0
1883 16 16 0
1884 13 13 0
1885 14 14 0
1886 15 15 0
1887 10 10 0
1888 23 23 0
1889 18 18 0
1890 19 19 0
1891 19 19 0
1892 20 20 0
1893 21 21 0
1894 29 29 0
1895 24 24 0
1896 24 24 0
1897 28 28 0
1898 24 24 0
1899 30 30 0
1900 38 38 0
1901 24 24 0
1902 28 28 0
1903 41 41 0
1904 32 32 0
1905 33 33 0
1906 38 38 0
1907 50 50 0
1908 43 43 0
1909 49 49 0
1910 41 41 0
1911 42 42 0
1912 48 48 0
1913 96 96 0
1914 88 88 0
1915 119 119 0
1916 112 112 0
1917 120 120 0
1918 117 117 0
1919 112 112 0
1920 109 109 0
1921 122 122 0
1922 119 119 0
1923 129 129 0
1924 143 143 0
1925 130 130 0
1926 119 119 0
1927 123 123 0
1928 111 111 0
1929 107 107 0
1930 119 119 0
1931 85 85 0
1932 86 86 0
1933 80 80 0
1934 96 96 0
1935 64 64 0
1936 56 56 0
1937 73 73 0
1938 71 71 0
1939 68 68 0
1940 66 66 0
1941 74 74 0
1942 71 71 0
1943 62 62 0
1944 60 60 0
1945 54 54 0
1946 66 66 0
1947 92 92 0
1948 77 77 0
1949 69 69 0
1950 65 65 0
1951 81 81 0
1952 67 67 0
1953 74 74 0
1954 69 69 0
1955 70 70 0
1956 82 82 0
1957 62 62 0
1958 54 54 0
1959 62 62 0
1960 65 65 0
1961 71 71 0
1962 76 76 0
1963 66 66 0
1964 80 80 0
1965 66 66 0
1966 80 80 0
1967 71 71 0
1968 72 72 0
1969 68 68 0
1970 79 79 0
1971 70 70 0
1972 54 54 0
1973 61 61 0
1974 63 63 0
1975 73 73 0
1976 88 88 0
1977 76 76 0
1978 83 83 0
1979 78 78 0
1980 116 116 0
1981 142 142 0
1982 155 155 0
1983 127 127 0
1984 138 138 0
1985 112 112 0
1986 118 118 0
1987 127 127 0
1988 167 167 0
1989 158 158 0
1990 188 188 0
1991 196 196 0
1992 208 208 0
1993 190 190 0
1994 211 211 0
1995 213 213 0
1996 224 224 0
1997 237 237 0
1998 249 249 0
1999 292 292 0
2000 402 402 0
2001 407 407 0
2002 506 506 0
2003 557 557 0
2004 630 630 0
2005 711 711 0
2006 758 758 0
2007 780 780 0
2008 804 804 0
2009 789 789 0
2010 925 925 0
2011 972 972 0
2012 1,212 1,212 0
2013 1,562 1,562 0
2014 1,998 1,998 0
2015 2,216 2,216 0
2016 3,026 3,026 0
2017 3,581 3,581 0 #74 girl name

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Popularity of Emilia as a first name

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Popularity of Emilia as a last name

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Common last names for Emilia

  • Rodriguez
  • Garcia
  • Gonzalez
  • Martinez
  • Lopez
  • Perez
  • Hernandez
  • Sanchez
  • Cruz
  • Fernandez
  • Flores
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  • Gomez

Fun Facts about the name Emilia

  • What name lists does Emilia rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Emilia? Emilia is the 1,331st most popular name of all time. In 2017 Emilia was the 74th most popular name.
  • How many people with the first name Emilia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 31,873 babies born with the first name Emilia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Emilia to occupy the territory of Gibraltar (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 29,441 (as of July 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Emilia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Emilia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Emilia is Friday, July 1st, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Emilia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Emilia was in 2017 with a total of 3,581 babies. That's a lot of babies named Emilia!
  • Random Emilia Factoid: According to the 1927 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Emilia ranks 94th in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 13 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1927.
  • Weird things about the name Emilia: Your name in reverse order is Ailime. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Maliie. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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