Happy Birthday Emily Personalized Card
– Happy birthday to you Emily! I wish you a very special day, sending this Happy Birthday Emily personalized card to you. Dear Emily, I wish you a bright and beautiful day on your special day. This named card was specially designed for Emily’s birthday.
Emily Given Name Meaning & History
GENDER: Feminine, USAGE: English, PRONOUNCED: EM-ə-lee. English feminine form of Aemilius. In the English-speaking world, it was not common until after the German House of Hanover came to the British throne in the 18th century; the princess Amelia Sophia (1711-1786) was commonly known as Emily in English, even though Amelia is an unrelated name. Famous bearers include the British author Emily Bronte (1818-1848), who wrote ‘Wuthering Heights’, and the American poet Emily Dickinson (1830-1886).
This name derives from the Latin “Aemulus”, meaning “imitating, rivaling”. The gens Aemilia, originally written Aimilia, was one of the most ancient patrician houses in Rome. The family was said to have originated in the reign of Numa Pompilius, the second King of Rome, and its members held the highest offices of the state, from the early decades of the Republic to imperial times.
The name Emily has been used as an a vernacular form of the Germanic “Amelia”, up to the nineteenth century. Used since the Middle Ages, it was popular in the 19th century and is once again today. Emilie de Vialar (1797–1856) was a French nun who founded the missionary congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of the Apparition. She is revered as a saint by the Catholic Church. Émilie Tavernier Gamelin (1800–1851) was a French Canadian social worker and Roman Catholic Religious Sister. — Emily is an English form of Emilia. Emilia originates in the Latin language and means “competitor, rival”. It is a feminine form of Emil. As a feminine given name, it has been used since the end of the 19th century. It was the name of a character in William Shakespeare’s tragedy Othello. Over decades, Emily has been one of the most popular feminine given names. It was popularized by the American poet Emily Dickinson, as well as the English novelist Emily Bronte. Famous Emilies: Emily Bronte – writer, Emily Watson – actress, Emily Alexander – model, Emily Blunt – actress.