Meaning and name origin
Amelya \a-mel-ya, am(e)-lya\ as a girl's name is of Latin and Old German origin, and the meaning of Amelya is "rival, eager work". Amelya is a variant of Amelia (Latin, Old German); blend of two medieval names: the Latin Emilia (see Emily) and the Latin German Amalia, meaning "work".
Amelya is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Amelya and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Amelia (#15), Emilia (#164), Amelie (#667), Amalia (#884) and Emelie. (2014 statistics).
Amelya is also pronounced similarly to Amala, Amiliya, Amilya, Emelea and Emelia. Other suggested similar baby names are Amel, Amelda, Amelyna, Amelyta and Anela. These names tend to be more commonly used than Amelya.