[ 3 syll. e-mi-ly, em-ily ] The baby boy name Emily is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. Its pronunciation is EHM-ih-Liy- or EH-Miy-Liy- †. The origin of Emily is the Latin language. Emily is a variant of Emil.
See also the related category latin.
Emily is an infrequently used baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In the past century Emily has predominantly been a girl name.
Baby names that sound like Emily include Emilio (Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish), Emmanuel (French and German), Emanuel (Czech, French, German, and Scandinavian), Emelio, Emielo (Spanish), Emileo (Spanish), Emmanuil (Russian), Anyoli, Emiel, Emil (Czech, English, German, Hungarian, Polish, Romanian, Scandinavian, and Slavic), Emile (Dutch and French), Emill, Emyl, Emyle, Enlai (Chinese), Enli, Enly, and Aymil (Greek).
† English pronunciation for Emily: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"