Emily

Female

Meaning

To Strive Or Excel Or Rival

Origin

English

Pronunciation

/ˈɛməli/

Traits associated with the name Emily:

Dogs named Emily tend to be loving, affectionate, and industrious. This feminine name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Emily?

Naming your dog Emily may suggest that you are a fan of classic names, or that you have a special connection to the name Emily. It could also suggest that you are a sentimental person who values meaningful connections.

Is Emily a good dog name?

Emily has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Emily isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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New York City Dog Name Database
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Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Emily is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Emily was, in the past month, the 1098th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of May 2024, Emily is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Emily was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Emily's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Emily is most adored in Louisiana, California and Georgia.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Washington, Ohio and Illinois.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Emily.

Most popular breeds named Emily:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Poodle
  3. Chihuahua
  4. German Shepherd
  5. Dachshund

Emily is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Victorian era popularity and Brontë literature associations age this canine moniker.

posh dog names
posh

Derived from aristocratic roots, it's favored by high society canine connoisseurs.

Dog names like Emily:

Diminutive Form Of Euphemia
My god is a vow
Young Girl
Noble
Universal
Eva
Giver Of Life
Emily dog name meaning

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Emily (Lima Province, Peru)
I really like that name
March 27, 2024 ◆ Translated

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