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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #477 most popular

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 absolute, for you know your mind.

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

L is for life, that you live so well.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

Your name in reverse order is "Ailema". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Liamae". 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.

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


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 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Amelia" is not a popular baby girl's name in Indiana. Imagine that, only 17 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 1980. Across the entire United States a total of only 768 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 south east? 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 their career being from 1998 to present. Amelia was born in 1982 as Amelia Catherine Bennett in Merseyside, UK.


Minnie Driver

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


Amelia Heinle

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


Amelia Vega

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


Amy Bruckner

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


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.


Past life for Amelia born Dec 23, 1985

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 Thailand approximately on 400. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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