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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 popular song composed by Johnny Mandel, with lyrics by Johnny Mercer. It was the title song to the 1964 film The Americanization of Emily. (The song wasn't sung in the movie, which is the reason that it couldn't be nominated for an Academy Award.) It has since been recorded by numerous artists, notably Bill Evans and Tony Bennett. Frank Sinatra recorded it twice, for his 1964 album Softly, as I Leave You and again in the 1970s for an unreleased album. His second recording was released on The Complete Reprise Studio Recordings. Andy Williams released a version in 1964 as the B-side to his hit "Dear Heart" and it was also included in his album Andy Williams Dear Heart (1965). Jack Jones for his album Dear Heart and Other Great Songs of Love (1965). Tony Bennett - The Movie Song Album (1966) "Emily" became particularly associated with Bill Evans, who recorded it for the first time for his 1967 album Further Conversations with Myself. Evans also performed it live with saxophonist Stan Getz; it appeared on the album But Beautiful.


  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. Emily Martorano:

    It's better to have a smaller amount of something that is just more wholesome, if Emily Martorano're in that neutral category, and enjoy it.

  2. Hailee Steinfeld:

    I do think that the pressure that Emily Dickinson is under to feel or act or do certain things, I think that women still feel that today.

  3. Emily Peterson:

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

  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. Brian Carovillano:

    Emily Wilder.Wilder was let go because Emily Wilder.Wilder had a series of social media posts that showed a clear bias toward one side and against another in one of the most divisive and difficult stories we cover.

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