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Amelia Meaning


What does Amelia mean?

The name Amelia is of German origin.

The meaning of Amelia is "work".

Amelia is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 4 syllables and is pronounced A-me-li-a.

The Given Name Amelia

Amelia is a variant of Amalia. See Amalia for further details.

Embraced by many parents, the name Amelia, is one of warmth and majesty.

This great little girl name has a natural timelessness.

Amelia remains a favorite due to its luminous and simple nature.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Amelia Bones, and Amelia Earhart.

Amelia Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 8 in baby name popularity for girls with 12,301 occurrences. It ranked 8,131 in baby name popularity for boys with 9 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 8 in baby name popularity for girls with 11,833 occurrences. It ranked 6,699 in baby name popularity for boys with 12 occurrences.

The trend's your friend. See how Amelia has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Amelia Name Popularity Page.

Amelia Related Names

Amelia is a variant of Amalia.

Variants of the name Amelia include Amilia, Emelia.

The names Aimil, Amavel are all forms of Amelia.

Amelia has the diminutive (nickname) Melia.

Famous Amelias

  • Amelia ~ 1 storm
  • Amelia Bones ~ Harry Potter character
  • Amelia Earhart ~ Explorer
  • Amelia Sedley ~ Vanity Fair character

Amelia Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Amelia.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Amelia Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Amelia in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Amelia.

Just for fun, see the name Amelia in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Amelia in Nautical Flags page.