Meaning of Emily
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Emily has the following meaning:
One who is hardworking and industrious. This name has topped the US top 1000 charts in recent years. Extremely popular.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.
As a baby girl name, Emily is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 1 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).
In 2009, the name Emily fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 3 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 6 in the Top 1000 charts.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Emily in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Emily is pronounced as em-uh-lee
The following names are baby names related to Emily and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Emily: Boys - Chester
, Girls - Araceli
, Both genders - Cecil
Popular Variants for the name Emily: Emalee
Common nicknames for the name Emily are: Emmy, Millie, Em
We think the name Emily should fall under the following style category: Everlasting
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Emily to be: Intelligent and cute woman
In one word, you might describe Emily as a(n) "intelligent
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The names of some famous persons by the name Emily
(or its variants) are:Emily Dickinson
, born on 10 December, a famous poet. Emily Dickinson 's background: An American poet.Emily Robison
, born on 16 August, a famous singer. Emily Robison's background: A successful American country songwriter, singer, multi-instrumentalist, and a founding member of the Grammy Award-winning female country band the Dixie Chicks.Emily Jane Brontė
, born on 30 July, a famous poet. Emily Jane Brontė's background: A British novelist and poet, now best remembered for her only novel Wuthering Heights, a classic of English literature.