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What does Amalia mean?

Amalia Pronunciation of Amalia [amalia] as a girls' name is a Latin name, and the meaning of the name Amalia is "rival, eager work; rival; laborious; eager". Amalia is a variant form of Amelia (Latin, Old German). Amalia is also a variant of Emily (Latin). See also Maya.


Amalia has 42 variants: Aemelia, Aemiley, Aemilia, Aemilie, Amalea, Amalee, Amalie, Amaliya, Amaly, Amalya, Amelie, Ameliya, Amelya, Amilia, Emalee, Emali, Emalia, Emalie, Emelea, Emeli, Emelia, Emelie, Emelly, Emila, Emilea, Emilee, Emiley, Emili, Emilia, Emilie, Emilley, Emillie, Emilly, Emmalee, Emmaleigh, Emmalie, Emmelee, Emmelie, Emmilee, Emmilie, Emmily and Emylee.

25 more related forms via Amelia, Emily: Amaleta, Amalija, Amalina, Amaline, Amalita, Amalyna, Amalyne, Amalyta, Amelina, Ameline, Amelita, Amelyna, Amelyta, Delia, Emaline, Emelda, Emelina, Emelita, Emilija, Emilla, Mali, Malia, Malika, Meelia and Melia.

Creative forms:
(female) Amale, Amatia, ..

(male) Amaale, Amasha, ..

Middle name pairings:
Amalia Tatum (A.T.), ..

How popular is Amalia?

Amalia is a very prominent first name for females (#905 out of 4276, Top 21%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Amalia entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its apex rank of #573 in the U.S. then, and is at #828 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Amalia name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Amalia outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Amalia (#828 the previous year) ranked in the Top 2000 are Emily (#8 the previous year), Amelia (#12), Maya (#69), Emilia (#145), Malia (#313), Emilee (#585), Emelia (#592), Amelie (#641), Emilie (#867), Emmalee (#970), Delia (#1241), Amilia (#1564), Melia (#1667), Emalee (#1857), Malika, Emmaleigh, Emelie, Amalie, Emaline, Emelda and Emili. Usage of these forms of Amalia was at its apex 17 years ago (median #1325) and has remained as widespread to this day (#1152, down 6.9%). Emily has been the most prominent, although Emilia appears to be becoming a favorite too, while forms like Emilie are now somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Amalia, Amalie, Amelia, Amelie, Amilia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Delia, Emalee, Emaline, Emelda, Emelia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Emelie, Emilee, Emili, Emilia, Emilie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Emily, Emmalee, Emmaleigh, Malia, Malika in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maya, Melia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Amelia, Amelie, Emelie, Emilia, Emily, Maya outside U.S.

Similar Names

Amalia is alike in pronunciation to Amahla, Amala, Amiliya, Amillia and Amilya. Other suggested similar names are Aaliya, Aalya, Abalina, Abelia, Acacia, Acadia, Accalia, Adala, Adalia, Adalie, Adalin, Adalina, Adaliz, Adelia, Agacia, Alaia, Alala, Alia, Allia, Amada, Amadia, Amadita, Amahl, Amal, Amalfi, Amalida, Amalinda, Amana, Amanda, Amani, Amara, Amari, Amariah, Amaris, Amarit, Amarra, Amata, Amecia, Amel, Amelda, Amelida, Amia, Amil, Analee, Analia, Analisa, Anela, Anelie, Annalie, Atalia, Atalie, Athalia, Auralia, Avania, Azaleia, Azalia, Azania, Azaria, Chalia, Dalia, Galia, Halia, Idalia, Imalda, Lalia, Lealia, Oralia, Ovalia, Talia and Zalia. These names tend to be less frequently used than Amalia.

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