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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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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
18802212210#96 girl name
18812352350#93 girl name
18822522520
18832622620#97 girl name
18843153150#96 girl name
18852982980
18863263260
18873443440#93 girl name
18883583580
18893463460
18903683680
18913533530
18923853850
18933853850
18943903900
18953793790
18963653650
18974084080
18983603600
18993323320
19003983980
19013503500
19023553550
19033473470
19043533530
19053653650
19063583580
19073803800
19083703700
19093883880
19104494490
19114304300
19126726720
19137217210
19149269260
19151,1151,1150
19161,1591,1590
19171,1601,1600
19181,1151,1150
19191,0851,0850
19201,0541,0540
19211,0029957
19221,0331,0330
19239649640
19249119110
19258938885
19267527457
19277617556
19287557550
19296926875
193069368112
19315975907
19326456369
19336086080
19345535530
19356116047
19365855805
19376466460
19385705700
19394894890
19405045040
19415355296
19425435430
19435605600
19444754750
19454754750
19465475470
19475385380
19485705646
19495895890
19504834830
19515335330
19525505500
19535505500
19545095090
19555325320
19565255250
19575225220
19584834830
19595015010
19605415410
19615785735
19624944940
19635035030
19645025020
19654754750
19664304300
19674504500
19683903900
19694644640
19704924920
19714824820
19724064060
19734414410
19745075070
19755245240
19765235230
19776006000
19786436430
19797077025
19807687680
19818498490
19828348340
19837657596
19841,0991,0936
19851,0141,0140
19861,0231,0185
19871,0111,0065
19881,1281,1280
19891,2731,2658
19901,5111,5110
19911,5401,5355
19921,3441,3440
19931,2521,2475
19941,2531,2530
19951,2061,2060
19961,2891,2890
19971,3161,3160
19981,4221,4220
19991,4191,4190
20001,5301,5300
20011,6341,6340
20022,4392,4390
20033,0923,0920
20043,3643,35014#96 girl name
20053,9123,9066#84 girl name
20064,0664,0615#83 girl name
20074,1984,1917#77 girl name
20084,3454,3450#68 girl name
20094,6954,6905#55 girl name
20105,4525,4520#41 girl name
20116,3696,3627#30 girl name
20127,2357,2350#23 girl name
20138,0248,0168#17 girl name
20148,7358,7278#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 first appeared 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 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Amelia" ranks #22 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, 120 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 2012. Across the entire United States a total of 7,235 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Amelia" mean?

Amelia (Latin): To Strive or Excel or Rival

The name "Amelia" is of Latin origin and it means "To Strive or Excel or Rival". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 4 other names that are similar to this one.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

L is for love, your love of life!

I is for impress, for impress you will.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

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

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Amelia popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Amelia in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Amelia

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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Past life for Amelia born Jun 27, 1929

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 1450. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

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.

Name poster for Amelia

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