Emil

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Emil, from Latin Aemilius, a Roman family name from aemulus (rival). Cognate with French Émile.

Proper noun[edit]

Emil

  1. A male given name.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Like Emile, occasionally used in English since the nineteenth century.
  • The feminine form Emily has always been more established and popular.

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Czech[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Emil

  1. A male given name of Latin origin.

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimatly from Latin Aemilius.

Proper noun[edit]

Emil

  1. A male given name.

References[edit]

  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data: 45 096 males with the given name have Emil been registered in Denmark between about 1890 (=the population alive in 1967) and January 2005, with the last frequency peak around 2000 . Accessed on 19 June 2011.

German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Emil ? (genitive Emils)

  1. A male given name of Latin origin.

Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Emil

  1. A male given name of Latin origin.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French Émile, from Latin Aemilius. First recorded as a given name in Sweden in 1741.

Proper noun[edit]

Emil

  1. A male given name.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • [2] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, ISBN 9119551622: 48 977 males with the given name Emil living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 2000s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.