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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Emeli mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Emeli

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Illinois, U.S. says the name Emeli is of English origin and means "Nice".
  2. A submission from Oregon, U.S. says the name Emeli means "Rival" and is of English origin.
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Notable Persons Named Emeli

Notable Persons Named Emeli

Emeli Sandé

Emeli Sandé is a contemporary r&b and soul music musician. She was most active from 2008 to present. Emeli was given the name Adele Emily Sandé on March 10th, 1987 in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England.


Fun Facts about the name Emeli

  • How Popular is the name Emeli? Emeli is the 9,452nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Emeli have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,243 babies born with the first name Emeli in the United States. That's more than enough people named Emeli to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Emeli? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1986 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Emeli first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Emeli is Saturday, February 28th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Emeli born? The highest recorded use of the first name Emeli was in 2005 with a total of 91 babies.
  • Random Emeli Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Emeli is not a popular baby girl's name in Maryland. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Maryland have the same name in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Emeli: The name spelled backwards is Ileme. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Meiel. How do you pronounce that?
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