The name Amelia was first used in German and Latin. As a variation of the name Emily, Amelia is generally understood to mean "industrious" or "hardworking." The name has been rapidly increasing in popularity in the United States since the end of the twentieth century.
Similar Names: Amalia, Emelie
Famous Amelia Names: Amelia Earhart (American aviator), Amelia "Minnie" Driver (actress)