Amelia: Meaning of girl name Amelia

Pronunciation: [A-me-li-a]

Gender: Female

Meaning: Defender ANSELMA

Origin: German

Latin for "rival, eager work". This old-fashioned and pretty name is a variation of Emily, but it's more distinctive. Henry Fielding may possibly have first coined it for the heroine of his novel "Amelia". Amelia Earhart was the 1st woman to fly across Atlantic Ocean.

Variant Forms:

AmaliaSpanish Form Of Amelia IndustriousFemaleSpanish
AmiDearly LovedFemaleFrench
AmyDearly Loved: Beloved.FemaleFrench
DeliaFrom DelosFemaleRomanian
Emily"Industrious, Eager"FemaleGerman
EmmaWhole: Complete. UniversalFemaleGerman
EmmelineIndustrious Hardworking. Variant Of Emily.FemaleFrench
EmmyHardworking. Variant Of Emily.FemaleGerman
MillieStrength: Determination.FemaleFrench

Famous People Named Amelia:

Amelia Earhart was the first American female aviator to fly across the Atlantic Ocean.

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