Of Latin origin.

From the name Emil.

Derives from the Roman family name Aemilius.

The Patrician house Aemilia was one of the most ancient families of Rome.

“Aemilia” is associated with the Latin word “aemulus”, meaning “rival”.

Other forms of the name are: Emily, Emelie, Emmy, Millie, Émilie.

Masculine forms of the name are: Emilio, Emil, Aimilios.

Emilia is a popular name in Iceland, Finland, Austria, Poland and Chile.

Famous bearers are Emilia Fox, Emilia Schule, Emilia Jones, Emilia Rydberg, Emilia Clark.