Emil: baby boy name meaning and popularity


[EHM-il, em-EEL]

Derived from a Latin name meaning "rival," so if your little Emil's gonna have siblings, you'd best be prepared for some epic household competitions.



Famous people named Emil:

Poet Emil Isac; Nobel Prize winners Emil von Behring, Emil Kocher, and Franz Emil Sillanpää; artist Emil Melmoth.

Fun fact:

The Emil River runs through China and Kazakhstan.

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