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
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!
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.
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.
Hope this helps, and good luck!