Emilia Name Meaning

Lastest Updated June 7, 2024
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Fact: Emilia is a popular name in many countries, including Poland, Italy, and Spain.

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A Deep Dive

Emilia Overview

Meaning

To strive, excel, rival

Gender

Girl

Origin

Latin

Etymology

Originates from the Latin name Aemilia, a famous family name in ancient Rome.

Religion

Christianity

Pronunciation

/eˈmɪliə/

Popularity

Emilia has gained popularity in various countries, consistently ranking in the top 100 names for girls.

Syllable

3 syllables

Length

6 letters

Numerology

4 (Orderly, Steady, Service-oriented)

Name Styles

Popular, Classic, Aesthetic, Cute

Associated Traits

Ambitious, determined, successful

Spiritual, Religious, or Cultural Significance

The name has been used across many cultures and languages, signifying strength and ambition.

Name Day

June 18th
A Deep Dive

Emilia Variations in Different Cultures

Popular Variations

Emiliana, Emilie, Emelia, Amelia, Emelina, Emilka, Emelita, Emilienne, Emiliya, Emel

Common Nicknames

Mila, Mia, Ellie, Emme, Lila, Ems, Lee

Diminutives

Emmy, Millie, Emi, Lia, Mimi, Milly, Ema

Famous People

  • Emilia Clarke
    (British Actress)
  • Emilia Fox
    (English Actress)
  • Emilia Plater
    (Polish-Lithuanian Revolutionary)
  • Emilia Lanier
    (English Poet)
  • Emilia Rydberg
    (Swedish Singer)

Pop Culture Icons and Works

  • Emilia
    ("Othello," Tragedy)
  • "Emilia"
    (Play)

Places

  • Emilia-Romagna Region
    (Italy)

What Is the Meaning of Emilia?

Emilia means “to strive, excel, or rival.” It suggests a sense of ambition and determination with a strong desire to achieve and succeed.

What Is the Origin of The Name Emilia?

Emilia has Latin origins. It is derived from the Latin name Aemilia, which was a prominent family name in ancient Rome.

The name has been adapted and used in many languages over time.

Emilia Name Popularity

Popularity Chart of the Name Emilia in the U.S. over the Years

United States flagUnited States#402021#442022#422023
Top 3 Rankings#402021#412020#422023

Annual Statistics Breakdown for Emilia

YearName RankingNumber of BirthsBirth Rate (%)
202342
(+2 from 2022)
4670
(-11 from 2022)
0.26698
202244
(-4 from 2021)
4681
(-170 from 2021)
0.26106
202140
(+1 from 2020)
4851
(+70 from 2020)
0.27077
202041
(+3 from 2019)
4781
(+8 from 2019)
0.27047
201944
(+14 from 2018)
4773
(+734 from 2018)
0.26013
201858
(+19 from 2017)
4039
(+445 from 2017)
0.21719
201777
(+26 from 2016)
3594
(+562 from 2016)
0.19024
2016103
(+42 from 2015)
3032
(+808 from 2015)
0.15662
2015145
(+19 from 2014)
2224
(+222 from 2014)
0.11400
2014164
(+41 from 2013)
2002
(+439 from 2013)
0.10233
2013205
(+62 from 2012)
1563
(+350 from 2012)
0.08108
2012267
(+58 from 2011)
1213
(+241 from 2011)
0.06254
2011325
(+22 from 2010)
972
(+45 from 2010)
0.05016
2010347
(+52 from 2009)
927
(+138 from 2009)
0.04728
2009399
(+2 from 2008)
789
(-15 from 2008)
0.03896
2008401
(+19 from 2007)
804
(+23 from 2007)
0.03860
2007420
No change from 2006
781
(+22 from 2006)
0.03690
2006420
(+14 from 2005)
759
(+48 from 2005)
0.03631
2005434
(+35 from 2004)
711
(+81 from 2004)
0.03503
2004469
(+45 from 2003)
630
(+73 from 2003)
0.03122
2003514
(+30 from 2002)
557
(+51 from 2002)
0.02776
2002544
(+74 from 2001)
506
(+99 from 2001)
0.02562
2001618
(+6 from 2000)
407
(+5 from 2000)
0.02055
2000624
(+134 from 1999)
402
(+110 from 1999)
0.02014
1999758
(+97 from 1998)
292
(+43 from 1998)
0.01500
1998855
(+6 from 1997)
249
(+12 from 1997)
0.01284
1997861
(+18 from 1996)
237
(+13 from 1996)
0.01241
1996879
(+10 from 1995)
224
(+11 from 1995)
0.01168
1995889
(+16 from 1994)
213
(+2 from 1994)
0.01108
1994905
(+74 from 1993)
211
(+21 from 1993)
0.01082
1993979
(-46 from 1992)
190
(-18 from 1992)
0.00964
1992933
(+27 from 1991)
208
(+11 from 1991)
0.01038
1991960
(+21 from 1990)
197
(+9 from 1990)
0.00969
1990981
(+85 from 1989)
188
(+30 from 1989)
0.00915
19891066
(-80 from 1988)
158
(-9 from 1988)
0.00793
1988986
(+170 from 1987)
167
(+40 from 1987)
0.00868
19871156
(+38 from 1986)
127
(+9 from 1986)
0.00678
19861194
(+31 from 1985)
118
(+6 from 1985)
0.00639
19851225
(-190 from 1984)
112
(-25 from 1984)
0.00607
19841035
(+49 from 1983)
137
(+10 from 1983)
0.00760
19831084
(-126 from 1982)
127
(-28 from 1982)
0.00710
1982958
(+58 from 1981)
155
(+13 from 1981)
0.00854
19811016
(+145 from 1980)
142
(+26 from 1980)
0.00794
19801161
(+342 from 1979)
116
(+38 from 1979)
0.00651
19791503
(-107 from 1978)
78
(-5 from 1978)
0.00453
19781396
(+44 from 1977)
83
(+6 from 1977)
0.00505
19771440
(-188 from 1976)
77
(-12 from 1976)
0.00468
19761252
(+187 from 1975)
89
(+17 from 1975)
0.00566
19751439
(+94 from 1974)
72
(+9 from 1974)
0.00461
19741533
(-6 from 1973)
63
(+2 from 1973)
0.00402
19731527
(+100 from 1972)
61
(+6 from 1972)
0.00393
19721627
(-154 from 1971)
55
(-14 from 1971)
0.00341
19711473
(-143 from 1970)
69
(-10 from 1970)
0.00394
19701330
(+71 from 1969)
79
(+11 from 1969)
0.00431
19691401
(-101 from 1968)
68
(-4 from 1968)
0.00386
19681300
(-19 from 1967)
72
(+1 from 1967)
0.00421
19671281
(-80 from 1966)
71
(-9 from 1966)
0.00414
19661201
(+166 from 1965)
80
(+15 from 1965)
0.00456
19651367
(-138 from 1964)
65
(-15 from 1964)
0.00356
19641229
(+134 from 1963)
80
(+14 from 1963)
0.00409
19631363
(-97 from 1962)
66
(-10 from 1962)
0.00332
19621266
(+39 from 1961)
76
(+4 from 1961)
0.00375
19611305
(+49 from 1960)
72
(+6 from 1960)
0.00347
19601354
(+3 from 1959)
66
(+4 from 1959)
0.00317
19591357
(+91 from 1958)
62
(+8 from 1958)
0.00298
19581448
(-104 from 1957)
54
(-8 from 1957)
0.00261
19571344
(-203 from 1956)
62
(-20 from 1956)
0.00296
19561141
(+56 from 1955)
82
(+12 from 1955)
0.00398
19551197
(+9 from 1954)
70
(+1 from 1954)
0.00349
19541206
(-76 from 1953)
69
(-5 from 1953)
0.00347
19531130
(+26 from 1952)
74
(+7 from 1952)
0.00384
19521156
(-125 from 1951)
67
(-14 from 1951)
0.00352
19511031
(+114 from 1950)
81
(+16 from 1950)
0.00438
19501145
(-68 from 1949)
65
(-4 from 1949)
0.00370
19491077
(-84 from 1948)
69
(-8 from 1948)
0.00393
1948993
(-67 from 1947)
77
(-15 from 1947)
0.00442
1947926
(+116 from 1946)
92
(+26 from 1946)
0.00506
19461042
(+19 from 1945)
66
(+12 from 1945)
0.00409
19451061
(-56 from 1944)
54
(-6 from 1944)
0.00401
19441005
(+1 from 1943)
60
(-2 from 1943)
0.00439
19431006
(-78 from 1942)
62
(-9 from 1942)
0.00432
1942928
(-83 from 1941)
71
(-3 from 1941)
0.00511
1941845
(+34 from 1940)
74
(+8 from 1940)
0.00594
1940879
(-31 from 1939)
66
(-2 from 1939)
0.00559
1939848
(-8 from 1938)
68
(-3 from 1938)
0.00600
1938840
(-36 from 1937)
71
(-2 from 1937)
0.00622
1937804
(+105 from 1936)
73
(+17 from 1936)
0.00663
1936909
(-48 from 1935)
56
(-8 from 1935)
0.00520
1935861
(-181 from 1934)
64
(-32 from 1934)
0.00589
1934680
(+56 from 1933)
96
(+16 from 1933)
0.00887
1933736
(-12 from 1932)
80
(-6 from 1932)
0.00765
1932724
(+4 from 1931)
86
(+1 from 1931)
0.00777
1931728
(-94 from 1930)
85
(-34 from 1930)
0.00770
1930634
(+44 from 1929)
119
(+12 from 1929)
0.01020
1929678
(-14 from 1928)
107
(-4 from 1928)
0.00924
1928664
(-13 from 1927)
111
(-12 from 1927)
0.00928
1927651
(+11 from 1926)
123
(+4 from 1926)
0.00995
1926662
(-23 from 1925)
119
(-11 from 1925)
0.00967
1925639
(-11 from 1924)
130
(-13 from 1924)
0.01029
1924628
(+21 from 1923)
143
(+14 from 1923)
0.01104
1923649
(+16 from 1922)
129
(+10 from 1922)
0.01030
1922665
(+2 from 1921)
119
(-3 from 1921)
0.00954
1921667
(+31 from 1920)
122
(+13 from 1920)
0.00953
1920698
(-38 from 1919)
109
(-3 from 1919)
0.00876
1919660
(-7 from 1918)
112
(-5 from 1918)
0.00953
1918653
(-29 from 1917)
117
(-3 from 1917)
0.00973
1917624
(+14 from 1916)
120
(+8 from 1916)
0.01068
1916638
(-39 from 1915)
112
(-7 from 1915)
0.01032
1915599
(+9 from 1914)
119
(+31 from 1914)
0.01162
1914608
(-89 from 1913)
88
(-8 from 1913)
0.01105
1913519
(+203 from 1912)
96
(+48 from 1912)
0.01466
1912722
(-55 from 1911)
48
(+6 from 1911)
0.00818
1911667
(-4 from 1910)
42
(+1 from 1910)
0.00951
1910663
(-122 from 1909)
41
(-8 from 1909)
0.00977
1909541
(+26 from 1908)
49
(+6 from 1908)
0.01331
1908567
(-60 from 1907)
43
(-7 from 1907)
0.01213
1907507
(+63 from 1906)
50
(+12 from 1906)
0.01482
1906570
(+39 from 1905)
38
(+5 from 1905)
0.01212
1905609
(-9 from 1904)
33
(+1 from 1904)
0.01065
1904600
(-104 from 1903)
32
(-9 from 1903)
0.01094
1903496
(+127 from 1902)
41
(+13 from 1902)
0.01474
1902623
(+22 from 1901)
28
(+4 from 1901)
0.00999
1901645
(-89 from 1900)
24
(-14 from 1900)
0.00944
1900556
(-6 from 1899)
38
(+8 from 1899)
0.01196
1899550
(+116 from 1898)
30
(+6 from 1898)
0.01212
1898666
(-99 from 1897)
24
(-4 from 1897)
0.00875
1897567
(+68 from 1896)
28
(+4 from 1896)
0.01128
1896635
(-13 from 1895)
24
No change from 1895
0.00952
1895622
(-87 from 1894)
24
(-5 from 1894)
0.00971
1894535
(+95 from 1893)
29
(+8 from 1893)
0.01229
1893630
(+8 from 1892)
21
(+1 from 1892)
0.00932
1892638
(-30 from 1891)
20
(+1 from 1891)
0.00889
1891608
(-9 from 1890)
19
No change from 1890
0.00967
1890599
(+1 from 1889)
19
(+1 from 1889)
0.00942
1889600
(-75 from 1888)
18
(-5 from 1888)
0.00951
1888525
(+208 from 1887)
23
(+13 from 1887)
0.01214
1887733
(-161 from 1886)
10
(-5 from 1886)
0.00643
1886572
(+4 from 1885)
15
(+1 from 1885)
0.00976
1885576
(+7 from 1884)
14
(+1 from 1884)
0.00986
1884583
(-103 from 1883)
13
(-3 from 1883)
0.00945
1883480
(+198 from 1882)
16
(+8 from 1882)
0.01333
1882678
(+1 from 1881)
8
(+1 from 1881)
0.00691
1881679
(-99 from 1880)
7
(-2 from 1880)
0.00708
1880580
First SSA data recorded
9
First SSA data recorded
0.00922

American States Popularity Rankings for Emilia

(From the Most to Least Popular, Based on Number of Births )

California (CA)

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Texas (TX)

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New York (NY)

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Illinois (IL)

Illinois (IL) flagIllinois (IL)#232021#282022#192023

Florida (FL)

Florida (FL) flagFlorida (FL)#352021#392022#342023

New Jersey (NJ)

New Jersey (NJ) flagNew Jersey (NJ)#292021#212022#292023

Pennsylvania (PA)

Pennsylvania (PA) flagPennsylvania (PA)#522021#412022#542023

Massachusetts (MA)

Massachusetts (MA) flagMassachusetts (MA)#272021#362022#252023

Ohio (OH)

Ohio (OH) flagOhio (OH)#472021#612022#592023

Michigan (MI)

Michigan (MI) flagMichigan (MI)#542021#562022#462023

Washington (WA)

Washington (WA) flagWashington (WA)#432021#332022#342023

Arizona (AZ)

Arizona (AZ) flagArizona (AZ)#342021#422022#282023

North Carolina (NC)

North Carolina (NC) flagNorth Carolina (NC)#532021#612022#662023

Virginia (VA)

Virginia (VA) flagVirginia (VA)#612021#462022#552023

Georgia (GA)

Georgia (GA) flagGeorgia (GA)#782021#832022#572023

Colorado (CO)

Colorado (CO) flagColorado (CO)#472021#402022#402023

Connecticut (CT)

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Indiana (IN)

Indiana (IN) flagIndiana (IN)#512021#722022#762023

Minnesota (MN)

Minnesota (MN) flagMinnesota (MN)#482021#652022#792023

Missouri (MO)

Missouri (MO) flagMissouri (MO)#582021#812022#852023

Wisconsin (WI)

Wisconsin (WI) flagWisconsin (WI)#852021#732022#812023

Maryland (MD)

Maryland (MD) flagMaryland (MD)#792021#662022#562023

Oregon (OR)

Oregon (OR) flagOregon (OR)#332021#492022#432023

Tennessee (TN)

Tennessee (TN) flagTennessee (TN)#742021#992022#1022023

New Mexico (NM)

New Mexico (NM) flagNew Mexico (NM)#642021#332022#282023

Utah (UT)

Utah (UT) flagUtah (UT)#932021#962022#852023

Oklahoma (OK)

Oklahoma (OK) flagOklahoma (OK)#682021#722022#532023

Nevada (NV)

Nevada (NV) flagNevada (NV)#462021#302022#452023

South Carolina (SC)

South Carolina (SC) flagSouth Carolina (SC)#1082021#512022#852023

Louisiana (LA)

Louisiana (LA) flagLouisiana (LA)#732021#1562022#1592023

Kansas (KS)

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Kentucky (KY)

Kentucky (KY) flagKentucky (KY)#1082021#942022#822023

Alabama (AL)

Alabama (AL) flagAlabama (AL)#1292021#842022#962023

Iowa (IA)

Iowa (IA) flagIowa (IA)#632021#962022#1032023

Idaho (ID)

Idaho (ID) flagIdaho (ID)#482021#722022#612023

Nebraska (NE)

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District of Columbia (DC)

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Arkansas (AR)

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Rhode Island (RI)

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New Hampshire (NH)

New Hampshire (NH) flagNew Hampshire (NH)#492021#452022#502023

West Virginia (WV)

West Virginia (WV) flagWest Virginia (WV)#992021#1512022#982023

Maine (ME)

Maine (ME) flagMaine (ME)#1202021#622022#772023

Mississippi (MS)

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Delaware (DE)

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Hawaii (HI)

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Montana (MT)

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Alaska (AK)

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South Dakota (SD)

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North Dakota (ND)

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Vermont (VT)

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Wyoming (WY)

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Popularity Rankings for Emilia in other Countries and American Territories

(From the Most to Least Popular, Based on Rankings)

Popularity in Germany

Germany flagGermany#12021#12022#12023

Popularity in Austria

Austria flagAustria#32020#22021#22022

Popularity in Chile

Chile flagChile#42019#32020#42021

Popularity in Argentina

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Popularity in Switzerland

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Popularity in Uruguay

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Popularity in Poland

Poland flagPoland#122021#122022#132023

Popularity in Finland

Finland flagFinland#222021#192022#192023

Popularity in Canada

Canada flagCanada#352021#332022#292023

Popularity in England and Wales

England and Wales flagEngland and Wales#322019#312020#322021

Popularity in Australia (NSW)

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Popularity in Sweden

Sweden flagSweden#402021#612022#512023

Popularity in Belgium

Belgium flagBelgium#622020#602021#522022

Popularity in New Zealand

New Zealand flagNew Zealand#552021#542022#592023

Popularity in Scotland

Scotland flagScotland#562021#562022#582023

Popularity in Mexico

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Popularity in Ireland

Ireland flagIreland#772021#652022#792023

Popularity in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland flagNorthern Ireland#682021#982022#1102023

Popularity in Norway

Norway flagNorway#732021#682022#752023

Popularity in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico flagPuerto Rico#1032021#1472022#1492023

Popularity in Quebec, Canada

Quebec, Canada flagQuebec, Canada#1062020#1172021#1162022

Popularity in Iceland

Iceland flagIceland#1502021#2972022#3912023

Popularity in France

France flagFrance#1881929#1851930#1761931

Source: Social Security Administration (SSA) and Other National Sources

Is Emilia a Name for Boys or Girls?

It is feminine name and has been popular in various cultures.

Moreover, there are male counterparts such as Emil or Emilio.

Variants, Nicknames, Diminutives, and Ideal Middle Names for Emilia

Emilia in Famous People Names, Pop Culture, and Places

  • Emilia Clarke (Actress, born 1986): A British actress renowned for her portrayal of Daenerys Targaryen in the HBO series "Game of Thrones."
  • Emilia Fox (Actress, born 1974): An English actress known for her role as Dr. Nikki Alexander on the BBC crime drama "Silent Witness."
  • Emilia Plater (Revolutionary, 1806–1831): A Polish-Lithuanian noblewoman and revolutionary, known for her role in the November Uprising against the Russian Empire.
  • Emilia Lanier (Poet, 1569–1645): An English poet and one of the first women to publish a volume of poetry in England, advocating for women's rights in her works.
  • Emilia Rydberg (Singer, born 1978): A Swedish pop singer and songwriter known simply as Emilia, best known for her international hit "Big Big World."
  • Emilia ("Othello," 1603 tragedy): A pivotal character in Shakespeare's tragic play "Othello," Emilia is the wife of Iago and Desdemona's maidservant, playing a crucial role in the play's dramatic developments.
  • "Emilia" (2018 Play): A play by Morgan Lloyd Malcolm that debuted in 2018 at Shakespeare's Globe in London. It focuses on the life of Emilia Bassano, a poet in the 17th century who is speculated to have been the "Dark Lady" of Shakespeare's sonnets.
  • Emilia-Romagna Region (Italy): A significant region in northern Italy known for its rich history, cultural heritage, and culinary traditions. The capital city is Bologna

Similar Names to Emilia

Sibling Names for Emilia