Male name of the Roman patrician family gens Aemilii, in power approximately between 250 B.C. and 50 B.C. Founded by Lucius Aemilius Paulus, who was propelled to fame and glory after commanding the Romans in the third macedonian war and defeating King Perseus at Pydna.
Modernized into the names Emil, Emilia(Italian) and Emile(French).

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