Rank 4th Girl Name πŸ”₯ Popular

In 2022, the name Amelia was 4th most popular baby name for girls and 7th most popular baby name overall. In 2022, 12,346 babies were named Amelia in the United States.

In 2022, 1 out of every 272 babies in the United States were named Amelia. In a classroom of 30 students, there is approximately a 10.4% chance that another student would have the same name. Today, the average age of someone named Amelia is around 11 to 17 years old.

The name "Amelia" is extremely common πŸ”₯

Nicknames for Amelia include Amy, Mia and Millie.

Amelia Meaning & Origin

Amelia is a name of Germanic origin meaning "work" or "industrious", often evoking images of strength and diligence.

The name Amelia is described as adventurous, eloquent and imaginative.


Amelia is pronounced ah-mee-lee-ah in English. The name Amelia has 6 letters and 2 or 4 syllables, depending on pronunciation.

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Name Trends (1972 to Present)

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Fun Facts about Amelia

  • Amelia is a name shared by a character in J.K. Rowling's famous Harry Potter series: Amelia Bones, who is the head of the Department of Magical Law Enforcement in the Ministry of Magic.

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