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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Emilie

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

Notable Persons Named Emilie

Emilie de Ravin is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1999. Emilie was born on December 27th, 1981 in Mount Eliza, Victoria, Australia.

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Claudette Colbert was an actress. Her career lasted from 1919 to 1965. Claudette was given the name Emilie Chauchoin on September 13th, 1903 in Saint-Mandé. Claudette is also known as Lily Claudette Chauchoin. She died on July 30th, 1996.

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Lillie Langtry was an actress. Lillie was given the name Emilie Charlotte Le Breton on October 13th, 1853 in Jersey. She breathed her last breath on February 12th, 1929.

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Émilie du Châtelet was a scientist in the fields of mathematics and physics. Émilie was born on December 17th, 1706 in Paris. She died on September 10th, 1749.

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Emilie was given the name Emilie Pelzl on October 22nd, 1907 in Alt Moletein, Moravia, Austria-Hungary. She died on October 5th, 2001.

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Emilie Autumn is a classical music, dark cabaret, electronica, industrial music, new-age music, and folk music musician. She plays Violin, Harpsichord, Piano, Viola, and Vocals. She has had major accomplishments since 1997. Emilie was born on September 22nd, 1979 in Los Angeles. Emilie is also known as Emilie Autumn Liddell.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 46 46 0
1881 38 38 0
1882 45 45 0
1883 56 56 0
1884 53 53 0
1885 60 60 0
1886 61 61 0
1887 67 67 0
1888 65 65 0
1889 62 62 0
1890 68 68 0
1891 85 85 0
1892 92 92 0
1893 85 85 0
1894 81 81 0
1895 72 72 0
1896 74 74 0
1897 77 77 0
1898 68 68 0
1899 57 57 0
1900 58 58 0
1901 45 45 0
1902 63 63 0
1903 58 58 0
1904 37 37 0
1905 51 51 0
1906 51 51 0
1907 66 66 0
1908 55 55 0
1909 48 48 0
1910 51 51 0
1911 57 57 0
1912 89 89 0
1913 98 98 0
1914 111 111 0
1915 160 160 0
1916 153 153 0
1917 151 151 0
1918 174 174 0
1919 168 168 0
1920 193 193 0
1921 147 147 0
1922 169 169 0
1923 154 154 0
1924 161 161 0
1925 114 114 0
1926 121 121 0
1927 103 103 0
1928 85 85 0
1929 82 82 0
1930 67 67 0
1931 67 67 0
1932 49 49 0
1933 53 53 0
1934 69 69 0
1935 108 108 0
1936 146 146 0
1937 178 178 0
1938 160 160 0
1939 176 176 0
1940 162 162 0
1941 151 151 0
1942 116 116 0
1943 116 116 0
1944 96 96 0
1945 87 87 0
1946 104 104 0
1947 98 98 0
1948 79 79 0
1949 83 83 0
1950 85 85 0
1951 83 83 0
1952 79 79 0
1953 66 66 0
1954 90 90 0
1955 79 79 0
1956 79 79 0
1957 65 65 0
1958 62 62 0
1959 60 60 0
1960 71 71 0
1961 53 53 0
1962 43 43 0
1963 53 53 0
1964 54 54 0
1965 65 65 0
1966 58 58 0
1967 47 47 0
1968 44 44 0
1969 65 65 0
1970 78 78 0
1971 69 69 0
1972 60 60 0
1973 74 74 0
1974 112 112 0
1975 207 207 0
1976 130 130 0
1977 147 147 0
1978 183 183 0
1979 206 206 0
1980 221 221 0
1981 267 267 0
1982 271 271 0
1983 220 220 0
1984 251 251 0
1985 285 285 0
1986 237 237 0
1987 277 277 0
1988 309 309 0
1989 312 305 7
1990 365 365 0
1991 363 363 0
1992 387 387 0
1993 455 455 0
1994 486 486 0
1995 482 482 0
1996 519 519 0
1997 525 525 0
1998 486 486 0
1999 555 555 0
2000 562 562 0
2001 625 625 0
2002 624 624 0
2003 660 660 0
2004 658 658 0
2005 624 624 0
2006 631 631 0
2007 509 509 0
2008 443 443 0
2009 402 402 0
2010 381 381 0
2011 386 386 0
2012 378 378 0
2013 519 519 0
2014 383 383 0
2015 321 321 0
2016 316 316 0
2017 248 248 0

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Popularity of Emilie as a first name

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Common last names for Emilie

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Fun Facts about the name Emilie

  • What name lists does Emilie rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Emilie? Emilie is the 1,513th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Emilie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 25,060 babies born with the first name Emilie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Emilie to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Emilie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 46 new born babies.
  • When was Emilie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Emilie is Saturday, March 28th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Emilie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Emilie was in 2003 with a total of 660 babies.
  • Random Emilie Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Emilie is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Emilie: Your name in reverse order is Eilime. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Liemie. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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