Emily (given name)

Emily is a feminine given name derived from the Roman family name "Aemilius", and is the feminine form of the name Emil.[1]

Emily
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Famous 19th-century poet Emily Dickinson.
Pronunciation/ˈɛməl/
GenderFemale
Origin
Word/nameLatin
MeaningRival
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PopularityEdit

Emily has been a hugely popular name in the English-speaking world, ranking among the most popular names in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand. It held the position for over a decade as the most common name given to girls in the United States but fell to sixth place in 2009.[2] In 2013, it was the sixth most popular name for girls in Australia.[3] It is also a common name in numerous other countries.[1]

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Alternate forms include:

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NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b Campbell, Mike. "Meaning, origin and history of the name Emily". Behind the Name. Retrieved 2021-10-12.
  2. ^ Social Security Administration
  3. ^ "Australia's 100 most popular baby names". Kidspot. April 2, 2013. Archived from the original on 10 January 2014. Retrieved 10 January 2014.