|Number in U.S||👶 860,000|
|Rate in 2021||63|
|Name origin||🌍 English|
The name Emily is camed from the Roman family name Aemilius. The Aemilius family was a powerful family in ancient Rome. The name may come from the Latin word aemulus meaning “rival,” or the Greek word meaning “wily” or “persuasive.”
Emily was the No. 1 in baby name ranking list in U.S. from 1996 to 2007. It was consistently in the top 10 since 1991 to 2016. The latest data in 2020 show Emily is ranked as No. 18 in girl name in the U.S.
The Emilia variation is used in many languages but not only U.S. , including Czech, Danish, German, Italian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, and Spanish.