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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Amalia

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Derived from Germanic compound names beginning with *amal, "vigor, bravery".

  1. A female given name, a less common variant of Amelia.

Amalia was also found in the following language(s): Faroese, Finnish, German, Italian, Spanish, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Amalia

Amália Rodrigues was a fado singing and actor. Amália was given the name Amália Rebordão Rodrigues on July 23rd, 1920. Amália is also known as Queen of fado, Queen of fado (Rainha do Fado, and in Portuguese). She left this life on October 6th, 1999.

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Amalia of Oldenburg was royalty. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1836 to 1862. Amalia was born as the child of Augustus, Grand Duke of Oldenburg, and Princess Adelheid of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym on December 21st, 1818 in Oldenburg (Oldenburg). She passed away on May 20th, 1875.

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Amalia Ulman is a performance artist. Amalia was born in 1989.

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Amalia was born on June 28th, 1912. She passed away on February 26th, 1986.

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Amalia was born as the child of John III and Duke of Cleves on October 17th, 1517 in Düsseldorf. Amalia is also known as Amelia of Cleves, Amalie of Cleves, and Amalia von Kleve-Jülich-Berg. She left this life on March 1st, 1586.

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Amalia of Solms-Braunfels was royalty. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1625 to 1647. Amalia was born on August 31st, 1602 in Braunfels Castle in Braunfels. She passed away on September 8th, 1675.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Amalia

Maria Amalia was royalty. She holds the title Duchess consort of Parma, Piacenza, Guastalla, and List of Parmese consorts. She was most active from 1769 to 1769. Maria was born as the child of Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor, and Maria Theresa on February 26th, 1746 in Hofburg Imperial Palace, Vienna, Austria. She left this life on June 18th, 1804.

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Anna Amalia was royalty. She holds the title Duchess of Saxe-Weimar/ Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach. Her career lasted from 1756 to 1758. Anna was born as the child of Charles I, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, and Princess Philippine Charlotte of Prussia on October 24th, 1739 in Wolfenbüttel. She breathed her last breath on April 10th, 1807.

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Infanta Amalia was royalty. She holds the title Princess of Bavaria. Infanta was born as the child of Infante Francisco de Paula of Spain, Princess Luisa Carlotta of Naples, and Sicily on October 12th, 1834 in Madrid, Spain. She left this life on August 27th, 1905.

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She holds the title Archduchess of Austria and Archduchy of Austria. Archduchess was born as the child of Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor, and Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel on April 5th, 1724 in Hofburg Palace, Vienna, Austria. Archduchess is also known as Archduchess Amalia. She left this life on April 19th, 1730.

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Princess was born as the child of Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden and Frederica of Baden on February 22nd, 1805 in Stockholm. She left this life on August 31st, 1853.

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She holds the title Baroness von Dyhrn. Baroness was born on July 30th, 1790 in Wrocław. She breathed her last breath on June 14th, 1866.

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How popular is the baby name Amalia in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 9 9 0
1881 11 11 0
1882 11 11 0
1883 8 8 0
1884 14 14 0
1885 19 19 0
1886 11 11 0
1887 20 20 0
1888 22 22 0
1889 15 15 0
1890 16 16 0
1891 20 20 0
1892 11 11 0
1893 16 16 0
1894 33 33 0
1895 19 19 0
1896 18 18 0
1897 24 24 0
1898 25 25 0
1899 21 21 0
1900 27 27 0
1901 17 17 0
1902 22 22 0
1903 21 21 0
1904 12 12 0
1905 17 17 0
1906 21 21 0
1907 22 22 0
1908 23 23 0
1909 27 27 0
1910 31 31 0
1911 28 28 0
1912 36 36 0
1913 45 45 0
1914 52 52 0
1915 74 74 0
1916 73 73 0
1917 71 71 0
1918 71 71 0
1919 78 78 0
1920 87 87 0
1921 78 78 0
1922 73 73 0
1923 99 99 0
1924 124 124 0
1925 73 73 0
1926 99 99 0
1927 90 90 0
1928 98 98 0
1929 84 84 0
1930 87 87 0
1931 74 74 0
1932 67 67 0
1933 63 63 0
1934 54 54 0
1935 41 41 0
1936 47 47 0
1937 36 36 0
1938 39 39 0
1939 35 35 0
1940 50 50 0
1941 46 46 0
1942 42 42 0
1943 55 55 0
1944 51 51 0
1945 46 46 0
1946 46 46 0
1947 57 57 0
1948 59 59 0
1949 62 62 0
1950 61 61 0
1951 54 54 0
1952 69 69 0
1953 60 60 0
1954 60 60 0
1955 65 65 0
1956 81 81 0
1957 83 83 0
1958 66 66 0
1959 58 58 0
1960 61 61 0
1961 72 72 0
1962 79 79 0
1963 80 80 0
1964 81 81 0
1965 67 67 0
1966 69 69 0
1967 71 71 0
1968 62 62 0
1969 66 66 0
1970 71 71 0
1971 77 77 0
1972 72 72 0
1973 92 92 0
1974 94 94 0
1975 83 83 0
1976 95 95 0
1977 81 81 0
1978 108 108 0
1979 91 91 0
1980 97 97 0
1981 121 121 0
1982 98 98 0
1983 86 86 0
1984 110 110 0
1985 110 110 0
1986 109 109 0
1987 100 100 0
1988 98 98 0
1989 126 126 0
1990 144 144 0
1991 145 145 0
1992 128 128 0
1993 139 139 0
1994 142 142 0
1995 144 144 0
1996 138 138 0
1997 138 138 0
1998 114 114 0
1999 135 135 0
2000 149 149 0
2001 155 155 0
2002 162 162 0
2003 192 192 0
2004 196 196 0
2005 187 187 0
2006 225 225 0
2007 220 220 0
2008 248 248 0
2009 243 243 0
2010 230 230 0
2011 257 257 0
2012 246 246 0
2013 271 271 0
2014 306 306 0
2015 339 339 0
2016 361 361 0
2017 491 491 0

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Popularity of Amalia as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Amalia

  • How Popular is the name Amalia? Amalia is the 2,238th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Amalia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 12,202 babies born with the first name Amalia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Amalia to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Amalia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Amalia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Amalia is Tuesday, August 17th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Amalia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Amalia was in 2017 with a total of 491 babies.
  • Random Amalia Factoid: According to the 1917 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Amalia ranks 79th in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 12 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1917.
  • Weird things about the name Amalia: Your name in reverse order is Ailama. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aialam. How do you pronounce that?

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