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  1. Emilynoun

    A female given name from Latin.

    I am thy mortal foe, and it am I

  2. Etymology: English form of Latin Aemilia, a gens name from aemulus ("rival, or those in the next valley").


  1. Emily

    Emily is a common feminine name in Western society.

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    Song lyrics by emily -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by emily on the Lyrics.com website.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. EMILY

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Emily is ranked #26727 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Emily surname appeared 911 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Emily.

    87.6% or 798 total occurrences were White.
    5.3% or 49 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    3.9% or 36 total occurrences were Black.
    1.7% or 16 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Emily' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4529

Anagrams for Emily »

  1. limey

  2. elymi

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Emily in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Emily in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Emily in a Sentence

  1. David Barram:

    First off, all these media outlets who call the election have called it for Joe Biden, I think the winner is pretty clear, but I sympathize with The GSA Administrator Emily Murphy, but, you know, I have confidence in Emily to do the right thing. I'm expecting the best for Emily. The GSA administrators have to stand together. So, I hope it works well for her and I hope it works well for the country.

  2. Emily Peterson:

    I guaranteed Emily Peterson I would have three nights a week where( dinner) is an absolutely easy win for him.

  3. Ashlee Schwartz:

    I called Eric and asked if he and Emily had a baby registry and he didn't know what a registry was. He said all they had for Baby Carmen were clothes. As Emily was fighting for her life, I just felt called and a sense of responsibility to make sure this baby had everything she needed, all I could picture was Emily coming home after being in the hospital for months and not having much of anything for Baby Carmen and asking herself' Why did someone not help me ?'.

  4. Michael Zinberg:

    At the end of season 5, there was a script in which Emily gets pregnant, bob calls me and says, ‘ I just read the script. ’ And I say, ‘ Good. ’ He says, ‘ Yeah, it’s very funny. ’ I say, ‘ I ’m glad you like it. ’ He said, ‘ Who’s going to play Bob ? ’ It was his gentle way of telling me we’re not doing that show.

  5. Carmen Robison:

    Never would I have imagined that gifts would start pouring in from all over Arkansas and the rest of the country, it's bittersweet, because I wish Emily was still alive to see it. But not having to worry about Baby Carmen being taken care of is one less thing I have to worry about right now.

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    • A. transition
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