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Emily Meaning and Origin

Emily is Latin given name meaning in English: to strive, excel.

Emily is a name that's been used by parents who are considering girl baby names.

Emily is currently #21 on the baby names popularity charts in the U.S. in 2021.

Famous people named Emily are Emily Procter, Emily Bronte, Emily St. Mandel.

Emily is a 5 letters name with 3 syllables.

Emily

Emily

Emily name meaning

in English: to strive, excel

Emily name origin

Latin

Name facts

5 letter name and 3 syllables

Popularity

Emily is ranked #21 most popular baby girl name in 2021

Gender chart

In 2021, 100% of babies named Emily were girls

Name popularity in the US

This graph illustrates how many babies were named Emily in the US

Name popularity in Canada

This graph illustrates how many babies were named Emily in Canada

Celebrities named Emily

Emily Procter (Movies)
Emily Bronte (Literature)
Emily St. Mandel (Literature)
Emily Diam (Fashion)
Emily Blue (Music)
Emily Blue (Death metal/Nu metal) (Music)

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Emily - FAQ

What is the meaning of the name Emily?
The meaning of the name Emily is in English: to strive, excel.
What is the origin of the name Emily?
The origin of the name Emily is Latin .
Is Emily a girl or boy name?
The name Emily is a feminine name. According to our statistics, 0.09% of babies called Emily were boys, 99.91% of babies called Emily were girls.
What is the popularity of the name Emily?
According to statistics, Emily is ranked 21th most popular girl name in the US, in 2021.
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