- a male given name: from Latin Aemilius, a family name.
Examples from the Web for emil
Emil Axelsson recreates the classic melody using only his fingers and their super-snapping abilities.Viral Video of the Day: Fingersnapping Super Mario
The Daily Beast Video
April 24, 2014
Interview with Emil Savundra In 1967, Frost took on Emil Savundra, a businessman who was eventually convicted of fraud.David Frost's Best Interview Moments (Video)
The Daily Beast
September 1, 2013
Marie and Emil, the tragically thwarted lovers, are penalized with death.
Secretly, however, Marie pines for Emil Bergson, a dreamer and intellect who seems ill-suited to life on a farm.
State senate president Emil Jones, himself a candidate for the seat, noted that Raoul is one of the more modest contenders.Obama's Mini-Me
December 6, 2008
Certainly, Marie and Emil are very happy on board the Victoria.Five Mice in a Mouse-trap
Laura E. Richards
In a moment he's onto Emil, an' begins to w'irl his hypnotic rope.
It's Emil bein' thin an' weakly an' bloodless, I reckon, that attracts him.
The professor hypnotizes Emil, but he can't onhypnotize him.
"Something that Anna herself once said to me suggested the thought," Emil replied.The Masked Bridal
Mrs. Georgie Sheldon
Word Origin and History for emil
masc. personal name, from German Emil, from French Emilé, from Latin Aemilius, name of a Roman gens, from aemulus "imitating, rivaling" (see emulation).