Emil name meaning

Updated: March 13th, 2024
Gender: Boy
Origin: Latin
Usage: English, Hindi, German, Scandinavian, Hungarian, Czech, French, Polish, Romanian, Slavic, Faroese, Icelandic, Greenlandic, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Emil e-mil
Meaning: Industrious, Eager to Please, Rival, Emulating, Excellent, Imitating, Rivaling, Emulum, Wetteifernde and Inspired By An Ancient Roman Sex
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What does Emil mean?

Customary and Ceaseless Emil is originated from Latin is used in German, Greenlandic, Polish, Danish, Icelandic, Romanian, Hindi, English, Finnish, Czech, Hungarian, Slavic, French, Scandinavian, Faroese, Norwegian and Swedish, Emil means "Industrious, Eager to Please, Rival, Emulating, Excellent, Imitating, Rivaling, Emulum, Wetteifernde or Inspired By An Ancient Roman Sex" is given to both boys and girls.

Also Emil is German cognate of Émile. The name is celebrated on May 22nd.

How do I pronounce Emil?

The most common pronunciation of two syllabled Emil is e-mil.

Variants of Emil

Aemilio, Emilian, Emiliano, Emile, Émile, Amiel, Emiliann, Emilion, Ami-El

Names that rhyme with Emil

How popular is the name Emil?

Emil is a popular in United States where over 32070 new-borns have been given the name since 1880. At the peak of its usage in 1881, 1004 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 90th position.

Additionally, the given name has been in the top 100 baby names 5 times Also, a popular name in Denmark having over 6794 recievers in 12 years of usage. When at its peak in 2010, it ranked 10th when 867 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys.

In addition to that, the given name has been in the top 10 baby names 2 times Also, Emil was a popular name in Sweden. Over 11023 babies have been given the name in 16 years.

When at the peak of its usage in 2003, it ranked 3rd when 1108 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. However after 16 years, the name is on free fall on the charts but still going strong on charts.

In addition to that, the first name has been in the top 5 baby names 2 times

Emil is a common name in Switzerland given to over 835 babies in 17 years.

Presently peaked at the charts, the moniker grabbed the 63rd spot and 116 baby boys were given the name. Emil is a familiar baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 600 names.

In 2015, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 506 on boy names chart when 76 babies were named Emil. Over 852 babies in England and Wales have been named Emil.

Also, in France, it has been in use since 1968 and was able to reach the top 900 names. Recently in 2016, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 835 on boy names chart when 53 babies were named Emil.

Over 650 babies in France have been named Emil. Also, in Belgium, the name has been in use since 1998 and has secured the place in top 300 names. Recently in 2018, 52 babies were given Emil and it reached its peak ranking, 224 on boy names chart.

There are over 451 babies that have been given the name Emil in Belgium.

Emil is a rare baby name in Ireland however it is still in use. But Emil is a popular baby name in Germany where every 1 in 3000 have the name as well as in, Bulgaria, Russia, Romania, Poland, Egypt, Slovakia, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Philippines, Indonesia, Czech Republic and Kyrgyzstan.

At least, 380000 people around the globe have been given the name as per our findings.

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Emil in Nordic countries

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What numbers say about Emil?

Nothing escapes your eye, your sense of smell is highly developed, such as your sense of touch. Meditation is your thing. You are the inspirational voice that your friends and family admire and are proud of. Having vowel E as your first one in your name represents your sensitivity. Having 5 as your soul urge number reveals your deep desire to change and transform all the time. Letter L as your capstone associated your personality with deep emotions, depressive phases, responsibility, and a competitive spirit.

Other names similar to Emil, for would be moms

  •  Constantina - Unexpected Constantina is used majorly in Norwegian, Swedish and Danish is of Latin origin bestowed upon girls, Constantina means "Perseverance"
  •  Florica notably is used in German is a baby girl name and rooted from Latin, meaning of Florica is "Flower"
  •  Desiré - Desirés origin is Latin is used as a baby girl name and is prevalently used in Danish and Spanish, meaning of Desiré is "The Wished-For or The Longed-For"
  •  Reeg means King and Regal is rooted from Latin is bestowed upon baby boys. Reeg is diminutive of Regis.
  •  Seraphine means Fiery or Burning is a unisex name which is used in French has its origin in Hebrew and Latin
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Middle names for Emil

These favorite and familiar middle names fit well with Emil.

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Sibling Names for Emil

If you are considering the name "Emil" for your little one, chances are you might be pondering over some sibling names that would work well with it. To give you some inspiration, we've compiled a list of unique and charming names that complement Emil perfectly. From classic choices to trendy picks, here are some great options to consider!

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Famous people named Emil

  • Emil Julius Gumbel, German mathematician and political writer
  • Emil Welti, Swiss politician and member of the Swiss Federal Council
  • Emil Hübner, German classical scholar
  • Emil Frey, Swiss politician
  • Emil Wallber, was mayor of Milwaukee from 1884 to 1888
  • Emil Constantinescu, Romanian professor and politician,
  • Emil Hácha, Czech lawyer
  • Emil Ernst, German astronomer and discoverer of a minor planet
  • Emil Petrovici, Romanian linguist, dialectologist and Slavist
  • Emil Gilels, Soviet pianist
  • Emil Telmányi, Hungarian violinist
  • Emil Jellinek, wealthy European automobile entrepreneur with Daimler Motoren Gesellschaft
  • Emil Orlík, painter, etcher and lithographer
  • Emil Osann, German physician and physiologist from Weimar
  • Emil Voigt, British athlete
  • Emil Puhl, Nazi economist and banking official during World War II
  • Emil Stang, Norwegian jurist and politician
  • Emil Schürer, German Protestant theologian known mainly for his study of the history of the Jews around the time of Jesus' ministry
  • Emil Steinberger, Swiss comedian, writer, director and actor
  • Emil J. Brach, founder of Brach's Confections
  • Emil von Reznicek, Austrian composer of Romanian-Czech ancestry
  • Emil Schlagintweit, German scholar noted for his work on Buddhism
  • Emil Makai, Hungarian-Jewish poet, and son of a rabbi
  • Emil Aarestrup, Danish physician and poet,
  • Emil Assentato, American racing driver born in New York City
  • Emil Moeller, (September 16, 1902
  • Emil Beaulieau, stage name of Ron Lessard
  • Emil Fuchs, German theologian
  • Emil von Sauer, German composer, pianist, score editor
  • Emil Zuckerkandl, Hungarian-Austrian anatomist
  • Emil Kirjas, Macedonian politician
  • Emil Brunner, Swiss Protestant theologian
  • Emil Sembach, SS-'Oberführer' attached to the SS headquarters of Silesia
  • Emil Kraepelin, German psychiatrist
  • Emil von Behring, German physiologist
  • Emil Christian Hansen, Danish mycologist and fermentation physiologist
  • Emil Artin, Austrian mathematician of Armenian descent
  • Emil du Bois-Reymond, German physician and physiologist
  • Emil Cioran, Romanian philosopher and essayist
  • Emil Leon Post, American mathematician and logician
  • Emil Knoevenagel, German chemist
  • Emil Wolf, Czech-born American physicist
  • Emil Lenz, scientist
  • Emil Erlenmeyer, German chemist
  • Emil Fischer, German chemist and 1902 recipient of the Nobel Prize
  • Emil Abderhalden, Swiss biochemist and physiologist
  • Emil Holub, Czech physician, explorer, cartographer
  • Emil Fackenheim, noted Jewish philosopher and Reform rabbi
  • Emil Bessels, German Jewish physician and Arctic explorer
  • Emil Kopp, French chemist, was born at Wasselonne, Alsace
  • Emil Theodor Kocher, Swiss physician and medical researcher
  • Emil Nolde, German-Danish painter and printmaker
  • Emil Jannings, German actor, popular in 1920s film in Hollywood
  • Emil Seidel, prominent German-American politician
  • Emil Zátopek, : 13:57
  • Emil G. Hirsch, major Reform movement rabbi in the United States
  • Emil Dimitrov, Bulgarian singer, musician and composer
  • Emil Schult, German painter, visual and sonic artist
  • Emil Kostadinov, former Bulgarian football forward
  • Emil Maurice, early member of the National Socialist German Workers' Party and a founding member of the 'Schutzstaffel'
  • Emil Škoda, Czech engineer and industrialist
  • Emil Ludwig, German-Swiss author
  • Emil Petaja, American science fiction and fantasy writer whose career spanned seven decades
  • Emil Sutovsky, Israeli chess grandmaster and the president of the Association of Chess Professionals
  • Emil Jónsson, was Prime Minister of Iceland
  • Emil Christensen, esports manager and former Swedish professional 'Counter-Strike' player
  • Emil Karewicz, Polish actor

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