Name: Emile

Origin and Meaning of the Name Emile

  • Meaning:
    Rival; emulating
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Rival; emulating
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (AY meel)
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Miscellaneous Info for Emile

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  • Used in:
    French and Armenian speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Emile is the main character of Jean-Jacques Rousseau's "Emile: or, On Education", an 18th-century philosophical treaty on the nature of man.

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