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Updated May 24, 2023

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Boy name origins & meanings

  • Latin : Eager
  • Latin : Eager to please
  • Spanish: Work

What does Emiliano mean and stand for?

The name Emiliano is of Latin origin and means "eager" and Spanish origin and means "work." It was the name of a 6th-century saint, and originated from the Roman cognomen Aemilianus, which was itself derived from the family name Aemilius, which we know as Emil.

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How Popular Is The Name Emiliano


According to Social Security Administration data, Emiliano has been fairly stagnant. Breaking into the top 200 in 2018, Emiliano has enjoyed a spot at rank 175 for a few years now.

However, it is the 2nd most popular name on

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Emiliano was at its peak popularity in February 2019.

Emiliano invokes images of the prominent figure Emiliano Zapata Salazar, who was a key figure during the American Revolution. He helped establish the modern Mexico we know today. Other notable namesakes include novelist Emiliano Reali, actor Emiliano D'Avila, and various foreign athletes. Actor Mauricio Islas, singer Ana Bárbara, and actors Gregorio Pernía and Marcela Mar all chose the name for their sons.

Where is it Popular?

Emiliano was searched for most often in the following states:

Nicknames for Emiliano

  • Emil

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