Emily Dickinson


Meaning:One who excels


Pronunciation:EM il lee

Variations:-Coming Soon-

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Emily Dickinson was an American poet. She was highly introverted, and was considered an eccentric by her local community. She became known for her reluctance to greet guests, or even leave her bedroom. Her most famous poems include “I’m Nobody! Who are you?” and “Because I could not stop for Death.” Emily comes from a medieval form of the Latin name Aemilia, which is the feminine version of the old Roman family name Aemilius (probably from aemulus ‘rival’). It was not common in the Middle Ages, but underwent a revival in the 19th century and is today an very common name.

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