What does Amelia mean?
Blend of two medieval names: the Latin Emilia (see Emily) and the Latin German Amalia, meaning "work". An 18th-century Princess Amelia brought the name to Britain. Henry Fielding may possibly have first coined it for the heroine of his novel "Amelia" (1751), though forms such as Meelia, Amaly, and Aemelia existed since the 17th century. Dress reformer Amelia Bloomer; aviatrix Amelia Earhart.
Amelia▲ has 47 variants: Aemelia, Aimiliona, Amalea, Amalee, Amaleta, Amalia▼, Amalie, Amalija, Amalina, Amaline, Amalita, Amaliya, Amaly, Amalya, Amalyna, Amalyne, Amalyta, Amelie▲, Amelina, Ameline, Amelita, Ameliya, Amelya, Amelyna, Amelyne, Amelyta, Amilia, Amy▲, Delia▼, Em, Emelie, Emelina, Emeline▼, Emelita, Emilia▲, Emma▲, Emmeline, Emmie▼, Emmy▲, Mali, Malia▲, Malika, Meelia, Melia, Meline, Millie▲ and Milly.
Amelia▲ has 21 more alternative forms via Amalia, Emilia, Emily, Meelia: Aemilia, Aemilie, Emali, Emalia, Emalie, Emelda, Emelea, Emeli, Emelia▲, Emelly, Emely▲, Emelyn, Emera, Emila, Emilea, Emili, Emilie▼, Emilija, Emilla, Emmelie and Melya.
Amelia has 1 masculine form: Amalio.Kreatif forms: Amela, Amlia. [more]
How popular is Amelia?
Amelia is a very prominent first name for females (#331 out of 4276, Top 8%) and a slightly less prominent surname for all people (#112365 out of 150436, Top 75%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Displayed below is the birth name history of Amelia for girls. Amelia reached its top rank of #15 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)
Amalia (#884 the previous year), Amelie (#667), Amy (#148), Delia, Emelia (#625), Emelie, Emeline, Emely (#415), Emilia (#164), Emilie (#732), Emily (#7), Emma (#1), Emmeline (#907), Emmie, Emmy (#663), Lia (#377), Malia (#345) and Millie (#505) are the prominent related forms of Amelia (#15 the previous year). Adoption of these forms of Amelia was well-received among parents in the 1880s (median #544) and is almost as conventional today (#550, down 1%). Emily has historically been preferred by parents, although Emmy appears to be becoming a favorite too, while versions such as Emeline have become less contemporary.
Thinking of names?
Amelia▲ is pronounced similarly to Amahla, Amala, Amiliya, Amillia, Amilya and Emmeleia. Other suggested similar baby names are Abelia, Abella, Adalia, Adelia▼, Adelina▲, Adelis, Adelisa, Adeliza, Adelma, Akela, Alecia▼, Aletia, Alia▲, Almeria, Amadia, Amal, Ameena, Amelda, Amelida, Amelinda, Amena, Amera, America▼, Amia▲, Amil, Anelisa, Angelia▼, Aniela, Annelie, Arcelia, Ardelia, Areli, Arelie, Arella, Argelia, Asela, Atalia, Aurelia▼, Avelina, Axella, Azelia, Belia, Camelia, Clelia, Deelia, Evelia, Helia, Jamelia, Keelia, Leelia, Lelia▼, Loelia, Neelia, Nelia, Odelia▼, Ofelia▼, Orelia, Ovelia, Pamelia, Pelia, Phelia, Romelia, Seelia, Selia, Shelia▼, Ubelia, Udelia, Uvelia and Ymelda. These names tend to be less frequently used than Amelia.