Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Emilly

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Alt. Meaning

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

I is for intriguing, arousing the curiosity of others

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

L is for love, everlasting.

Y is for yes, always open to new possibilities

Fun Facts about the name Emilly

  • How Popular is the name Emilly? Emilly is the 9,276th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Emilly have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,283 babies born with the first name Emilly in the United States. That's more than enough people named Emilly 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 Emilly? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Emilly first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Emilly is Saturday, July 27th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Emilly born? The highest recorded use of the first name Emilly was in 2003 with a total of 69 babies.
  • Random Emilly Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Emilly is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name Emilly: The name spelled backwards is Yllime. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Eimyll. How do you pronounce that?
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