Given Name AMELIA

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: ə-MEE-lee-ə (English), ə-MEEL-yə (English), a-ME-lya (Italian, Polish), ah-MAY-lee-ah (Dutch), a-ME-lee-a (German)   [details]

Meaning & History

Variant of AMALIA, though it is sometimes confused with EMILIA, which has a different origin. The name became popular in England after the German House of Hanover came to the British throne in the 18th century - it was borne by daughters of George II and George III. Another famous bearer was Amelia Earhart (1897-1937), the first woman to make a solo flight over the Atlantic Ocean.

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VARIANTS: Emelia, Amilia (English), Amalia (Spanish), Amalia (Italian), Amalia (Dutch), Amalia, Amelie, Amalie (German), Amalia, Amelina (Ancient Germanic)
DIMINUTIVES: Millie, Milly (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Amalija (Croatian), Amálie (Czech), Amalie (Danish), Amélie, Émeline, Line (French), Amalia (Greek), Amália (Hungarian), Amalija (Lithuanian), Amalie (Norwegian), Amália, Amélia (Portuguese), Amalia (Romanian), Amália (Slovak), Amalija (Slovene), Amalia (Swedish)
SAME SPELLING: Amélia
USER SUBMISSION: Amelía
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2016
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2015
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2014
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2016
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2015
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2015
  Ireland
2015
  Italy
2015
  Netherlands
2016
  New Zealand
2016
  Northern Ireland
2015
  Norway
2015
  Poland
2014
  Portugal
2016
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2016
  Sweden
2016
  Switzerland
2013