What does Amelia mean?
Amelia \a-me-lia\ as a girls' name is pronounced a-MEEL-yah. It is of Latin and Old German origin, and the meaning of Amelia is "rival, eager work". 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 45 more alternative forms via Amalia, Emilia, Emily, Meelia: Aemiley, Aemilia, Aemilie, Aimil, Emalee, Emali, Emalia, Emalie, Emaline, Emelda, Emelea, Emeli, Emelia▲, Emelly, Emely▲, Emelyn, Emelyne, Emera, Emila, Emilea, Emilee▲, Emiley, Emili, Emiliana, Emilie▼, Emilija, Emiline, Emilla, Emille, Emillea, Emillie, Emilly, Emilyah, Emlyn, Emmalie, Emmelee, Emmelie, Emmely, Emmi, Emmilie, Emmlee, Emyle, Emylee, Melya and Milka.
Amelia has 1 masculine form: Amalio.
Amelia is a very prominent first name for females (#331 out of 4276, Top 8%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Amelia for girls. Amelia reached its top rank of #15 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of Amelia and affiliated names. Amalia (#884 the previous year), Amelie (#667), Amy (#148), Delia, Emelia (#625), Emelie, Emeline, Emely (#415), Emilee (#596), 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) listed in the Top 1000. Usage of these girl names reached its peak in the year 2013 and has remained as widespread to this day, but with the versions Amalia, Delia, Emeline, Emilie and Emmie becoming somewhat outmoded. The trendier girl names in this list are Amelia (#15), Emelia (#625), Emilia (#164), Emmy (#663) and Millie (#505), with Amelia, Emelia, Emilia and Millie going through a revival in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Amelia▲ is pronounced similarly to Amala, Amiliya, Amillia and Amilya. Other suggested similar baby names are Abelia, Adelia▼, Amecia, Amel, Amelda, Amelida, Analia▼, Anela, Anelie and Azelia. These names tend to be less frequently used than Amelia.