Emilia
Origin/Usage
English, Italian, Latin, Polish, Spanish
Pronunciation
e-MEEL-yah
Meaning
Competitor, rival
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Emilia originates in Latin language and means "competitor, rival". It is a feminine form of Emil. As a feminine given name it has been used since the end of the 19th century. It was the name of a character in William Shakespeare's tragedy Othello.

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