This name has Latin roots. The meaning of Emilia comes from the name, Aemilia, which is derived from the Latin family name, Aemilius. Aemilius has its roots from ‘aemulus’, a Latin word meaning ‘to excel’, ‘to rival’, ‘emulate’, ‘to strive’. Emilia also has an alternate origin from the name Amelia, which is derived from ‘amal’, a German word meaning ‘work’, ‘labour’. Daenerys Targaryen in the 'Game Of Thrones' series, is played by Emilia Clarke. Shakespeare introduces this name in his popular drama, 'Othello'. In this play, Emilia is Iago’s wife.
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