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Emberly is a modern invented name for girls. With its contemporary tone, Emberly is a popular choice for the leading ladies of the 21st century. Emberly Greer is the name of a heroine in the Tails series, and Emberly is also the name of a lead character in the Shannara Chronicles series. Keep reading to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Emberly:

English: Glowing meadow
Old Norse: Elm tree

Origin of the name Emberly:

Emberly is a variation of Emberlee. This modern invented name that combines Ember with Lee. Ember derives from the Old English word ǣmerge (or ǣmyrie) and means “spark” or “glowing flame.” Lee originates from the Old English word lēah and means “meadow,” “field,” “pasture,” or “woodland clearing.” Emberly is also a variation of Emberley (a surname found in Yorkshire, England). While the exact origins remain uncertain, some linguists suggest it is an elaboration of the Old Norse name Embla (meaning “elm tree”).

Symbolism of the name Emberly:

Emberly arose as a combination of the name Ember (meaning “spark” or “glowing flame”) and the suffix Lee (meaning “field” or “pasture”). In Old English culture, symbols of the ember included the campfire as well as the hearth.

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Gender of the name Emberly:

Emberly is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Emberly:


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Emotion evoked from the name Emberly:

The name Emberly evokes feelings of excitement and energy.

Alternative spellings for the name Emberly:

  • Emberley
  • Emberlee
  • Emberlie

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Popularity of the name Emberly:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Emberly was the 538th most popular baby name for girls in 2021.

Related names for the name Emberly:

Great middle names for Emberly and their meanings:

  • Alexa (defender of men)
  • Carolyne (free man, strong, virile, song)
  • Cornelia (horn)
  • Faye (fairy, trust, confidence, belief)
  • Gwendolyn (fair bow, blessed ring)
  • Isla (island)
  • Ixchel (rainbow lady)
  • Klare (clear, bright, famous)
  • Luisa (renowned warrior)
  • Megan (pearl)
  • Rose (red flower)
  • Skylar (scholar)
  • Tess (late summer, harvest time)
  • Yvonne (yew tree)

Famous people with the name Emberly:

Emberly in popular culture:

  • Emberly (lead character in the Shannara Chronicles series)
  • Emberly (character in the Firebringer series)
  • Emberly Greer (character in the Tails series by R.E. Butler)
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