What does Emil mean?
The meaning of Emil is "rival".
Emil is generally used as a boy's name.
It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Eh-mil.
The Given Name Emil
Emil is quite an appealing name and a welcome find.
A name fit for a child full of charm and distinction, a little seeker.
Emil is also great as a middle name.
Some famous bearers of this name include: Emil Adolf von Behring, Emil Glad, and Emil Jannings.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,262 in baby name popularity for boys with 144 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.
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Emil Related Names
Variants of the name Emil include Emile.
- Emil Adolf von Behring ~ Nobel Prize for Medicine 1901
- Emil Glad ~ Actor
- Emil Jannings ~ Actor
- Emil Jonsson ~ Icelandic Prime Minister (1958-1959)
- Emil Szramek ~ Saint
- Emil Theodor Kocher ~ Nobel Prize for Medicine 1909
- Emil Zatopek ~ Track Player
It may all be in the numbers.
The numbers that make up your child's name.
Numerology may give you some insight.
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Emil Name Fun
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