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147k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Amelia

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Latin
  • #477 All Time
  • #15 in 2014
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Amelia" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 221 221 0 #96 girl name
1881 235 235 0 #93 girl name
1882 252 252 0
1883 262 262 0 #97 girl name
1884 315 315 0 #96 girl name
1885 298 298 0
1886 326 326 0
1887 344 344 0 #93 girl name
1888 358 358 0
1889 346 346 0
1890 368 368 0
1891 353 353 0
1892 385 385 0
1893 385 385 0
1894 390 390 0
1895 379 379 0
1896 365 365 0
1897 408 408 0
1898 360 360 0
1899 332 332 0
1900 398 398 0
1901 350 350 0
1902 355 355 0
1903 347 347 0
1904 353 353 0
1905 365 365 0
1906 358 358 0
1907 380 380 0
1908 370 370 0
1909 388 388 0
1910 449 449 0
1911 430 430 0
1912 672 672 0
1913 721 721 0
1914 926 926 0
1915 1,115 1,115 0
1916 1,159 1,159 0
1917 1,160 1,160 0
1918 1,115 1,115 0
1919 1,085 1,085 0
1920 1,054 1,054 0
1921 1,002 995 7
1922 1,033 1,033 0
1923 964 964 0
1924 911 911 0
1925 893 888 5
1926 752 745 7
1927 761 755 6
1928 755 755 0
1929 692 687 5
1930 693 681 12
1931 597 590 7
1932 645 636 9
1933 608 608 0
1934 553 553 0
1935 611 604 7
1936 585 580 5
1937 646 646 0
1938 570 570 0
1939 489 489 0
1940 504 504 0
1941 535 529 6
1942 543 543 0
1943 560 560 0
1944 475 475 0
1945 475 475 0
1946 547 547 0
1947 538 538 0
1948 570 564 6
1949 589 589 0
1950 483 483 0
1951 533 533 0
1952 550 550 0
1953 550 550 0
1954 509 509 0
1955 532 532 0
1956 525 525 0
1957 522 522 0
1958 483 483 0
1959 501 501 0
1960 541 541 0
1961 578 573 5
1962 494 494 0
1963 503 503 0
1964 502 502 0
1965 475 475 0
1966 430 430 0
1967 450 450 0
1968 390 390 0
1969 464 464 0
1970 492 492 0
1971 482 482 0
1972 406 406 0
1973 441 441 0
1974 507 507 0
1975 524 524 0
1976 523 523 0
1977 600 600 0
1978 643 643 0
1979 707 702 5
1980 768 768 0
1981 849 849 0
1982 834 834 0
1983 765 759 6
1984 1,099 1,093 6
1985 1,014 1,014 0
1986 1,023 1,018 5
1987 1,011 1,006 5
1988 1,128 1,128 0
1989 1,273 1,265 8
1990 1,511 1,511 0
1991 1,540 1,535 5
1992 1,344 1,344 0
1993 1,252 1,247 5
1994 1,253 1,253 0
1995 1,206 1,206 0
1996 1,289 1,289 0
1997 1,316 1,316 0
1998 1,422 1,422 0
1999 1,419 1,419 0
2000 1,530 1,530 0
2001 1,634 1,634 0
2002 2,439 2,439 0
2003 3,092 3,092 0
2004 3,364 3,350 14 #96 girl name
2005 3,912 3,906 6 #84 girl name
2006 4,066 4,061 5 #83 girl name
2007 4,198 4,191 7 #77 girl name
2008 4,345 4,345 0 #68 girl name
2009 4,695 4,690 5 #55 girl name
2010 5,452 5,452 0 #41 girl name
2011 6,369 6,362 7 #30 girl name
2012 7,235 7,235 0 #23 girl name
2013 8,024 8,016 8 #17 girl name
2014 8,735 8,727 8 #15 girl name

Want to know about the populiarty of Amelia? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 147,074 babies born with the name Amelia in the United States. That's more than enough Amelias to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 221 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Amelia" was in 2014 with a total of 8,727 babies. (That's a lot of baby Amelias)

According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Amelia" ranks #28 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, 137 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 2009. Across the entire United States a total of 4,695 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Amelia" mean? The list below shows the origins of Amelia as well as things modernly associated with the name Amelia such as celebrities named Amelia.

Latin

Origin and Meaning of Amelia

The name "Amelia" is of Latin origin, and it means "To Strive or Excel or Rival". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Amelia Warner

Amelia Warner is an actress, singer, and songwriter with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1998 to present. Amelia was born in 1982 as Amelia Catherine Bennett in Merseyside, UK.

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Minnie Driver

Minnie Driver is an actress singer-songwriter with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1990 to present. Minnie was born in 1971 as Amelia Fiona J. Driver in Finsbury Park, London, England, United Kingdom.

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Amelia Heinle

Amelia Heinle is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1 to present. Amelia was born in 1973 as Amelia March Heinle in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.

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Amelia Vega

Amelia Vega is a singer, actress, and model. Amelia was born in 1984 as Amelia Vega Polanco in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

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Amy Bruckner

Amy Bruckner is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Amy was born in 1991 as Amelia Ellen Bruckner in Conifer, Colorado, United States.

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Amy Nuttall

Amy Nuttall is a {{unbulleted list, actress, and singer. Amy was born in 1982 as Amelia Nuttal in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England, UK.

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Alternative Meanings

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

M is for musical, your hidden talent!

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

L is for look, the way you look at life.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

Your name in reverse order is "Ailema". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ilaema". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Amelia born Feb 26, 1986

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Yugoslavia approximately on 750. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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