Amelia
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
ə-MEE-lee-ə
Meaning
Hard-working
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Amelia is a variant of Amalia. Amalia originates in Germanic languages and means "hard-working". Throughout history, Amalia was a popular feminine given name of royalty, especially in the Netherlands and Scandinavian countries. A famous bearer of the name Amelia was Amelia Earhart, the first woman to make a solo flight over the Atlantic Ocean. Also, Saint Amelia is the patron saint of farmers, fishermen and those who suffer from pain in the arm or shoulder.

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Amelia Long - British artist
Amelia Rosselli - writer
Amelia Warner - actress
Amelia Yeomans - writer
Amelia Earhart - aviatrix
Amelia Janny - writer

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