What is the meaning of the name Amelia?

The name Amelia is primarily a female name of Latin origin that means Work.

The name Amelia is derived from the Latin name "Aemilia." In Germanic languages, it is related to the name Amalia, which means "work." The name became popular in Europe during the 18th century, and it was brought to England by George II's wife, Queen Amelia, in the 18th century. Amelie is the French version of the name Amelia. Common nicknames include Amy, Mia, Millie, Melie, and Ames.

A common variation of the name Amelia is Emilia, such as actress Emilia Clarke (Emilia Isobel Euphemia Rose Clark) from Game of Thrones. Australian singer Iggy Azalea was born Amelia Kelly.

Other than being a town in Italy, Amelia is also a town in many U.S. states, including Louisiana, Nebraska, Ohio, Virginia, and Florida.

Five famous people named Amelia include:

Amelia Earhart - A pioneering aviator and author, who was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She lived from 1897-1937.
Amelia Vega - A Dominican actress, model, and singer who was crowned Miss Universe in 2003.
Amelia Lily - A British singer and actress who rose to fame on the eighth season of the UK version of "The X Factor" in 2011.
Amelia Warner - A British actress and musician, known for her roles in films such as "Quills" and "The Echo."
Amelia Heinle - An American actress, known for her roles in soap operas such as "The Young and the Restless" and "All My Children."

Five fictional characters named Amelia include:

Amelia Bedelia - The main character in a series of children's books by Peggy Parish. She is a literal-minded housekeeper who often misunderstands her employer's instructions and gets into comical mishaps.
Amelia Bones - A character from the "Harry Potter" series by J.K. Rowling. She is a member of the Ministry of Magic's Department of Magical Law Enforcement and a member of the Order of the Phoenix.
Amelia Sachs - A character in the novel "The Bone Collector" by Jeffery Deaver, as well as the movie adaptation. She is a police officer who partners with a quadriplegic criminologist to solve a series of murders.
Amelia Pond - A companion of the Doctor in the TV series "Doctor Who." She is a spunky and adventurous young woman who travels through time and space with the Doctor.
Amelia Shepherd - A character in the TV series "Grey's Anatomy" and its spin-off "Private Practice." She is a neurosurgeon and the younger sister of Derek Shepherd, a main character in "Grey's Anatomy"

Different Spellings of the name Amelia:

Amilya, Amilia

People who like the name Amelia also like:

Audrey, Sophia, Charlotte, Ava, Olivia, Abigail, Violet, Benjamin, Oliver, Owen, Ethan, William, Henry, Liam

Names like Amelia:

Annily, Amiel, Aminali, Amil, Anaelle, Amal, Amali, Analu, Anielo, Ayunli, Amalia, Amelie, Anila, Aniol, Ammiel, Amiela, Annwyl, Annlea, Anil, Aniela, Amela, Amala, Anelia, Amalie

Celebrity Babies with this Name:

Athena Amelia Arzón-Butler - daughter of Robin Arzón and Drew Butler , born 2021

Stats for the Name Amelia

checkmark Amelia is currently #1 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Amelia is currently #4 in U.S. births

Songs about Amelia

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Amelia - Cocteau Twins
Amelia - Joni Mitchell
Amelia - Joni Mitchell
Amelia - The Mission
Amelia - The Mission
Amelia Bright - Ben Folds Five
Amelia Earhart - Curtis Eller
Amelia Earhart - The Muffins
Dear Amelia - Vance Gilbert
Waiting for Amelia - Gretchen Peters
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