Meaning:rival, laborious, or eager
Emilia is a girl’s name with Latin origins meaning “rival,” “laborious,” or “eager.” A variant of Emily and Amelia, the name Emilia comes from the Latin word aemulus and has been frequently referenced throughout the ages including in the Shakespeare play Othello. The name has grown in popularity in recent years which could possibly be down to Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke. This upwards trend can be found in a variety of cultures including in countries such as Poland, Austria, Iceland, Finland, and Chile.
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