The 49 Best Middle Names for Emily

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If you’re expecting a new baby, then it’s almost a sure thing that you have a ton of questions.

You’re also likely facing an overwhelming amount of decisions. Most importantly — what to name your baby!

Considering the significance a name holds, it’s understandable that you want to take your time finding the perfect name for your baby girl. However, if you spend hours and hours surfing Google for the best first name, you won’t leave yourself a lot of time to find the perfect middle name.

That’s why I’ve been putting together my middle name matcher guides. You pick the first name, I find a few dozen excellent middle name options that go with it perfectly.

Without any further ado, here are the best middle names for a girl named Emily.

I’ve compiled these from baby name databases, parent discussion forums, and other sources then whittled them down to the ones I personally think sound the best.

Hope it helps!

Middle name ideas for a girl named Emily

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Let’s get right into the list.

These are some of my favorite middle names for a girl named Emily based on my research. Hopefully you find your favorite here, too!

  1. Emily Alexandra

  2. Emily Amelia

  3. Emily Annabeth

  4. Emily Beth

  5. Emily Brooklyn

  6. Emily Brynn

  7. Emily Camille

  8. Emily Catherine

  9. Emily Celeste

  10. Emily Charlotte

  11. Emily Clare

  12. Emily Dawn

  13. Emily Devon

  14. Emily Elise

  15. Emily Elizabeth

  16. Emily Faith

  17. Emily Faye

  18. Emily Fiona

  19. Emily Francis

  20. Emily Gayle

  21. Emily Grace

  22. Emily Hannah

  23. Emily Helena

  24. Emily Hope

  25. Emily Isabelle

  26. Emily Ivy

  27. Emily Jade

  28. Emily Jane

  29. Emily Jean

  30. Emily Kate

  31. Emily Kristie

  32. Emily Laura

  33. Emily Leah

  34. Emily Louise

  35. Emily Lynn

  36. Emily Madison

  37. Emily Marie

  38. Emily Michele

  39. Emily Noelle

  40. Emily Olive

  41. Emily Olivia

  42. Emily Paige

  43. Emily Pearl

  44. Emily Sage

  45. Emily Sara

  46. Emily Tabitha

  47. Emily Violet

  48. Emila Wren

  49. Emily Willow

My favorite middle names for Emily are Emily Elizabeth and Emily Olivia. I just like how these multi-syllabic names flow so beautifully together when spoken.

But you might prefer something totally different, like a one-syllable name (Emily Pearl) or something more unique (Emily Ivy.) It’s up to you!

Meaning of the name Emily

According to BabyCenter, Emily is a name of Latin and English origin, from the Latin name Amelia, meaning “striving” and “eager.”

The Latin origin of the name also means “rival.”

The name Emily sits at number 30 on the popularity list for girls’ names for 2020.

Emily has been a popular name for a very long time, remaining high on the list of girl names since the 1970s.

Some famous Emilys are writer Emily Jane Bronte, poet Emily Elizabeth Dickinson, and actress Emily Olivia Leah Blunt.

Wrapping Up

Those are just a few of my favorite names that go well with Emily, but by no means is it an exhaustive list.

Use it as a jumping off point to come up with some more ideas of your own.

If you’re not completely settled in on Emily, check out my guides for other popular girls names like middle names for Isabella, Olivia, and Rose.

Hope this helps, and good luck!