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GenderFeminine
ScriptsΑμαλια Greek
PronouncedPron.ah-MAH-lee-ah Dutch
a-MA-lya German
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Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Germanic name Amala, a short form of names beginning with the element amal meaning "work".
VariantsAmelia Spanish Amelia Italian Amelia Dutch Amelia, Amalie German Amelia, Amelina Ancient Germanic
Other Languages & CulturesAmalija Croatian Amálie Czech Amalie Danish Emmeline, Amelia, Amilia, Emelia, Emmaline, Emmalyn, Millie, Milly English Émeline, Amélie, Line French Amália Hungarian Amalija Lithuanian Amalie Norwegian Amelia Polish Amália, Amélia Portuguese Amália Slovak Amalija Slovene
Same SpellingAmália
User SubmissionsÁmâlia, Amâlia, Amalía

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 89

Categories

Dutch royal family, Franz Kafka characters, Latinizations, Luxembourgish grand-ducal family, princesses, theatre
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute