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Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. EHM-ə-leen
, EHM-ə-lien
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Meaning & History

From an Old French form of the Germanic name Amelina, originally a diminutive of Germanic names beginning with the element amal meaning "work". The Normans introduced this name to England.

Related Names

VariantsEmmaline, Emmalyn
Other Languages & CulturesAmalia, Amelina, Amelia(Ancient Germanic) Amalija(Croatian) Amálie(Czech) Amalie(Danish) Amalia, Amelia(Dutch) Émeline, Amélie, Lina, Line, Lyna(French) Amalia, Amalie, Amelia(German) Amalia(Greek) Amália(Hungarian) Amalia, Amelia(Italian) Amalija, Amelija(Lithuanian) Amalie(Norwegian) Amelia(Polish) Amália, Amélia(Portuguese) Amalia(Romanian) Amália(Slovak) Amalija(Slovene) Amalia, Emelina, Amelia(Spanish) Amalia(Swedish)

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