Emil

Emil - A very unique male name



  Mar 26,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Emil, meaning rival, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #159. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Emil and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Emil? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Emil. The baby boy name Emil was given to 63 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1463 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 26,049 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Emil peaked in popularity 104 years ago in 1915 on position 138.



Famous with this name

Emil Karewicz
Emil Jannings
Emil Sitka


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Emil is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Emil is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #694 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,077.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Emil is where you live.


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Emil origin and meaning

Emil is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means rival. To see famous people named Emil, pop culture references for the name Emil and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Emil

We've found the following names that sound similar to Emil, sorted by popularity.

Emmanuel / Emanuel / Emilio / Emile / Enmanuel / Emily / Emanuele / Emillio / Emmanuelle / Emelio /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121463
20111661
20101560
20091222
20081266
20071407
20061501
20051441
20041531
20031535
20021299
20011438
20001376
19991401
19981683
19971541
19961547
19951170
19941114
19931481
19921060
19911127
19901237
19891349
19881112
1987961
19861251
19851184
1984890
1983942
1982986
19811021
1980986
19791072
1978973
1977970
1976872
1975879
1974811
1973760
1972822
1971806
1970710
1969722
1968725
1967710
1966697
1965630
1964656
1963717
1962646
1961635
1960596
1959616
1958574
1957572
1956584
1955570
1954546
1953521
1952508
1951483
1950480
1949453
1948426
1947438
1946406
1945404
1944411
1943385
1942383
1941347
1940344
1939344
1938308
1937321
1936322
1935306
1934294
1933272
1932276
1931259
1930251
1929249
1928232
1927222
1926205
1925193
1924181
1923178
1922173
1921177
1920167
1919160
1918155
1917138
1916140
1915138
1914143
1913140
1912149
1911148
1910159

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York694
Massachusetts793
Virginia879
California1105
Florida1204
Texas2077

Even more about Emil


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Emil a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Emil?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1915
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Emil
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 26,049
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +63

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