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Origin

  • Latin, Greek

Meaning/history

  • from aemulus, meaning imitating,
  • industrious,
  • Sweet strawberry,
  • from Aemulus meaning "Rival",
  • pearl of light

Nicknames

  • Em,
  • Milly,
  • Emmy,
  • Emz,
  • Emmi,
  • Emzibah,
  • Embleton Pembleton or 'The Pem',
  • Wembley,
  • Emy

Interesting Emilys

  • Emily Bronte,
  • Emily Dickinson,
  • Emily Bishop,
  • Emily Pankhurst,
  • Emily & Bagpuss,
  • Emily Blunt

Unfortunate Emilys

  • Emily from friends

Emily goes well with

Middle names/Siblings/Partners

  • Felicity,
  • Alice,
  • Jane,
  • Holly,
  • grace,
  • May,
  • Louise,
  • Anne,
  • Katherine,
  • Elizabeth,
  • Frances,
  • Sarah,
  • Penelope,
  • Claire,
  • Rachel,
  • Rose

When I hear Emily
I think of...

  • sneaky,
  • honest,
  • Beautiful,
  • lovely,
  • cute,
  • sweet,
  • intelligent,
  • Bagpuss,
  • precious,
  • brat,
  • coronation street,
  • gentle,
  • in love with nathan,
  • Perfect,
  • Clever,
  • Beautiful,
  • Gorgeous,
  • It is so common and DULL!!,
  • Special,
  • my little princess,
  • Friends,
  • loud
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