Emeline Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Emeline:
Variant form of Emilie (rival), formed by adding the diminutive suffix -ine: hence, "little rival."
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Emeline Street is in Santa Cruz, California.
My seventeen-year-old stepdaughter is named Emeline Jane. When she was a kid we called her E.J. but she outgrew it. Most of her friends call her Emely, and she likes the different spelling. Her sisters' names are Adella and Lillian.
- Nicknames for Emeline
Emma, Eme, Mel, Millie, Em, Lina, E
- Meanings and history of the name Emeline
Emeline is older than Emily. Teutonic/ Old German meaning "hard-working", "ambitious"; or Germanic, "whole/immense/universal" Also a French form of the German name, Amelina, meaning "work/hard-working". An old name.
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- Emeline in song, story & screen
Emeline was the name of the character brook shields played in the movie blue lagoon.
Ben Folds sings a song titled "Emaline."
There is a children's book called "Emeline at the Circus."
There is a famous Haitian singer named Emeline Michel.