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Girl Name: Emelda

Name: Emelda
Pronunciation: \e-mel-da, em(e)-lda\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: rival; laborious; eager
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Imelda, Ymelda, Amelda
Similar Names: Emelia, Emelea
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 2617


Emelda \e-mel-da, em(e)-lda\ as a girl's name is a variant of Emily (Latin), and the meaning of Emelda is "rival; laborious; eager".

The baby name Emelda sounds like Imelda, Ymelda and Amelda. Other similar baby names are Emelia and Emelea.


Emelda is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2617 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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