User comments for Amelia (Famous Bearer Only)

An ancient Greek name, Amelia (f), Amelios or Amelias (m). A famous bearer of the name was the philosopher Amelios, student of Plotinos.
Damis  3/3/2005
Young adult writer Amelia Atwater-Rhodes bears this name.
ravensshadow  3/4/2005
The name is pronounced Ah-Me-Lee-A. It is also the name of a character in Vanity Fair.
Amelia101  7/29/2005
I always loved Peggy Parish's "Amelia Bedelia". She's a riot!
anthelga333  12/13/2005
Amelia is the birth name of actress Minnie Driver.
― Anonymous User  12/20/2005
Amelia Earheart was a famous bearer of this name. Also, among teens, the main character of the 'Princess Diaries' series by Meg Cabot is Mia Thermopolis, born as Amelia.
fawkes100  12/25/2005
Amelia, or Mia, is the main character in Meg Cabot's The Princess Diaries.
Tudor  6/14/2006
The Amelia Islands are a cluster of islands in America.
― Anonymous User  8/10/2006
The name Amelia is the first name of a character named Amelia Donaghy in a movie called The Bone Collector (who was portrayed by Angelina Jolie), she was a patrol cop.
MundialNina93  8/21/2006
The feline captin in Treasure Planet was Captain Amelia.
DontDissMadison  5/10/2007
Amelia Wil Tesla Seiruun is a character from the Slayers Japanese cartoon series.
Foof  6/8/2007
Amelia Sachs is a character in the Lincoln Rhyme book serias by Jeffery Deaver (i.e. The Bone Collector, The 12th Card, The Empty Chair, The Vanished Man, Cold Moon, et cetera.)
sharonrenee  8/31/2007
Czech actress Lucie Zedníčková & Vítek Pokorný have a daughter Amelia Pokorná, born at 2004, she weighed 3 kg and 50 cm.
Czech Ski Acrobat Aleš Valenta & Elen Černá have a daughter Amelia Valentová, born at 2004, she weighed 3,3 kg and 49 cm.
Maggie_Simpson  10/8/2007
Amelia Jean was the name of a little girl in the movie Split Infinity.
― Anonymous User  1/5/2008
Amelia Bones is a character in J.K. Rowling's famous Harry Potter series. She is the aunt of Susan Bones and works for the Ministry of Magic.
MaggAims2Live  8/19/2008
Amelia Atwater-Rhodes, American fiction writer, wrote her first short novel "In the Forests of the Night" when she was thirteen. Predominantly write about vampires and the supernatural.
― Anonymous User  12/31/2008
Amelia Tan is Destroyx's (of the band Angelspit) real name.
Kerules  4/10/2009
Amelia was the name of Lara Croft's mother in the Tomb Raider games. After finding a sword in a temple in Nepal, Amelia grabs it and disappears. Years later, Lara finds her as a thrall in Helheim.
bananarama  8/6/2009
A fictional bearer of this name is Amelia Pond, which is the red-haired companion of the 11th Doctor in Doctor Who, who goes by the nickname Amy. Personally, I like Amelia, I by far prefer it to the more plain Amy. :)
walesgal92  4/3/2010
Amelia Brightman (b. 1979) is a British singer. She's Sarah Brightman's younger sister.
Caprice  10/12/2010
Amelia Vega (1984-), Dominican model and Miss Universe 2003.
CarolinW  1/6/2011
Princess Amelia of Great Britain (1711-1786), daughter of George II.
CarolinW  1/6/2011
Amelia "Amy" Bruckner is an American actress.
― Anonymous User  12/12/2011
In 2010 the new companion on Doctor Who became 'Amelia Pond'(the girl who waited), also known as Amy. Played by actress Karen Gillian. The Doctor also takes note that it's a great name because it sounds 'like a fairytale'.
hoppbird  3/12/2012
Maria Amelia (1831-1853) was the daughter of King Pedro IV of Portugal and his second wife Amelie.
CarolinW  7/18/2012
Amelia "Amy" Pond is/was a major character on Doctor Who, and it's probably because of her that the name is now so popular in the UK. Just like how Jacob and Isabella became top names in the US because of Twilight.
JustAnotherFangirl  6/15/2014
Amelia Lily Oliver is an English pop singer who finished third in the eighth series of The X Factor in 2011.
― Anonymous User  7/3/2014
Amelia Warner, an English actress.
― Anonymous User  8/15/2014
We are from Belgium and named our daughter Amelia after Amelia Earhart, the first female to fly across the Atlantic. We were looking for a classy and elegant, timeless name yet not overly used, which can be pronounced in many languages and has a nice meaning and some nice role models. We only found out about the birth defect after we picked the name, I doubted a bit but hardly anyone knows it, so we were ok with that. The French variant Amélie is quite popular but Amelia is rather rare.
lobstof  10/6/2014
Amelia Dyer, a prolific serial-killer who murdered infants in her care in Victorian England.
― Anonymous User  12/28/2014
In Star Wars, Amelia was used as a pseudonym for Allana Solo, following her father Darth Caedus's death, in order to protect her from assassins. Amelia Solo was thought to be the adopted daughter of her grandparents Han and Leia Solo.

Also, in Harry Potter, the witch Amelia Bones was head of the Department of Magical Law Enforcement until she was killed by the warlord Tom Riddle.
Caedus  4/7/2015
Amelia Heinle Luckinbill is an American actress best known for her roles in American soap operas. Amelia March Heinle was born in Phoenix, Arizona and has four younger siblings. She grew up in Arizona and moved to New Jersey with her family when she was 15 years old.
cutenose  4/21/2017
Amelia Minchin, Miss Minchin's sister, is a character in A Little Princess.
Kitandkat  3/24/2018

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