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Updated May 24, 2023

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Boy name origins & meanings

  • Latin : Eager
  • Latin : Eager to please

What does Emilio mean and stand for?

The name Emilio is of Latin origin and means "eager to please." It is the Italian and Spanish form of Aemilius.

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How Popular Is The Name Emilio

Family name origins & meanings

  • Italian : from the personal name Emilio (Roman Aemilius, probably of Etruscan origin).

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What Does the Name Emilio Mean?

The name Emilio means "rival" and is becoming the popular version of Emiliano.

How Popular is the Name Emilio?

Emilio is the number 219 most popular boys name in the US, according to 2021 Social Security Administration data. For the last few decades, it has slowly been increasing in popularity, jumping a few ranks each year.

However, it is the 2nd most popular name on

Popularity of the Name Emilio in the United States

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Emilio was at its peak popularity in September 2020.

Emilio was searched for most often in the following states:

  1. Florida
  2. Texas
  3. California
  4. New Mexico
  5. New York

Famous People Named Emilio and Emilio in Pop Culture

Recently popular, Emilio doesn't have very many notable American namesakes (mainly, actor Emilio Estevez comes to mind); however, it is a very popular choice abroad. The name Emilio invokes images of the Philippines first president Emilio Aguinaldo, Italian designers Emilio Pucci and Emilio Cavallini, Italian physicist Emilio Gino Segrè, and Mexican director Emilio "El Indio" Fernández.

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