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Gender: Female Meaning of Emiliana: "rival" Origin of Emiliana: Italian variation of Emily

The name Emiliana is a girl's name of Italian origin meaning "rival". Emiliana and is often added to lists like If You Like Emily, You Might Love... and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rate the Previous Signature!".

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The enormous popularity of Emily and Emma means that parents will be looking further afield for substitutes -- and this is one of the prettiest.

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Famous People Named Emiliana

Emiliana Torrini (b. 1977), Icelandic singer
Emiliana of Trasilla, Catholic saint
Emiliana, virgin Catholic saint and aunt of St. Gregory the Great
Emiliana de Zubeldía Inda (6 July 1888 – 26 May 1987), Spanish pianist and composer
Emiliana Mangue, Equatoguinean footballer
Emiliana Cruz, contemporary linguistic anthropologist

Pop Culture References for the name Emiliana

Emiliana Matamoros, main character in the Spanish novel "La Hija del Sastre"
Emiliania, a genus of phytoplankton
Emiliania huxleyi, a member of that genus
Emiliana alexandri, an extinct hemipteran insect
Macropygia emiliana, the Ruddy Cuckoo-dove, a bird