A brief history of the name Emiliano: It comes from Aemiliânus, which was derived from a Roman family name Aemilius. It means “eager” though it could also mean “rival.” There was no rival for Emiliano Zapata, a leader of the 1910 Mexican Revolution, which helped establish Mexico as we know it today. The name has been on the baby-name charts since 1997 and is still climbing.
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Source: Social Security Administration
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