Meaning of Amelia
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Amelia has the following meaning:
One who is industrious. A variation of the extremely popular name Emily. A beautiful name with Victorian roots.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.
As a baby girl name, Amelia is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 119 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).
In 2009, the name Amelia rose in popularity, moving up the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 13 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 55 in the Top 1000 charts.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Amelia in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Amelia is pronounced as uh-mee-lee-ah
The following names are baby names related to Amelia and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Amelia: Boys - Bedford
, Girls - Aleta
, Both genders - Bailey
Popular Variants for the name Amelia: Aeimilia
Common nicknames for the name Amelia are: Amy, Mia, Mel, Lia, Millie
We think the name Amelia should fall under the following style category: Traditional
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Amelia to be: Strong willed and hardworking woman
In one word, you might describe Amelia as a(n) "strong-willed
See other "strong-willed" names for girls