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Pronunciation

əmiljə

Origin

English, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Slavic

Meaning

This is one of those classics that recently came roaring back into contemporary listings. Amelia is the English-language variant of the German name Amalia, where the root word amal means “work” or “industriousness”. You could play with variants like Emilia for your baby girl, or experiment with the delightful little nicknames you could be calling out. Minnie, Mia, Amy, Mellie – cuteness overload!

Rank in the year 2015

Amelia was ranked #43 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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