What is the meaning of the name Amelia?
The name Amelia is primarily a female name of Latin origin that means Work.
is a name with Latin origins. Amelia
originally comes from the name Amalia, which was derived from the Germanic name Amala. The root element Amal
became a popular given name in England after the German House of Hanover came to rule in the 18th century. George II and George III both had daughters named Amelia
. Amelie is the French version of the name Amelia
. Common nicknames include Amy, Mia, Millie, Melie, and Ames.
Renowned pilot Amelia
Earhart is typically considered the most famous Amelia
. History shows a Saint Amelia
, mother herself to five saints: Reineldis, Ermelindis, Pharaildis, Amebert, and Gudula. Other famous Amelias include two princesses (Princess Amelia
of Great Britain and Princess Amelia
of the United Kingdom) and several actresses: Amelia
Luckinbill, and Minnie Driver, who was born Amelia
Fiona Driver in 1970.
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
is also the name of the leader of the American Civil Rights Movement in Selma, Alabama: Amelia
Boynton Robinson. Amelia
Bloomer was an early suffragist.
is also a popular name in fiction, including Amelia
Bedelia (Peggy Parish), Amelia
Bones in the Harry Potter series (J.K. Rowling), and Amelia
Sachs from the Lincoln Rhyme series of books by Jeffrey Deaver. On screen Amelias include Amelia
(Amy) Pond from Doctor Who
Voght in X-Men
, and Amelia
(Mia) Thermopolis of The Princess Diaries
Other than being a town in Italy, Amelia
is also a town in many U.S. states, including Louisiana, Nebraska, Ohio, Virginia, and Florida.
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