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Gender: F Pronunciation: ah-MAH-lee-a or ah-mah-LEE-a Meaning of Amalia: "work" Origin of Amalia: German Amalia's Popularity in 2013: #932

Amalia is a widely cross-cultural name, heard from Italy to Romania, Germany to Spain to Scandinavia, and recently chosen for the Dutch royal baby. It can be pronounced ah-MAH-lee-a or ah-mah-LEE-a. It was on the rise in 2013, making its way into the Top 1000, and is likely to continue to climb.

Amalia's popularity was spread in eighteenth century Europe due to the fame of Anna Amalia, a Duchess who was a great patron of the arts.

Amalia would make a lovely and more distinctive alternative to Amelia; a spelling variation is Amalya.

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Famous People Named Amalia

Amalia Rodrigues, Portuguese fado singer
Catharina-Amalia Beatrix Carmen Victoria, Princess of the Netherlands
Amalia Gabriela Maria Teresa, Princess of Luxembourg
Amalia of Solms-Braunfels, regent of Orange
Amalia of Oldenburg, Queen consort of Greece
Amalia Fuentes, Filipina actress
Amalia Aguilar, Cuban-Mexican actress and dancer
Amalia of Saxony, Duchess of Bavaria
Amalia Wilhelmina Königsmarck, Swedish noble and painter
Amalia Sartori, Italian MEP

Pop Culture References for the Name Amalia

Nickname: Malia

Ahmalia, Amalberta, Amaleah, Amalee, Amaleta, Amalfried, Amalgunde, Amali, Amalija, Amalina, Amalisa, Amaliya, Amaly, Amalya, Amalyn

Amalia's International Variations

Amalie (French) Amalea, Amelie, Amilia (German) Mali, Malika (Hungarian) Amelja, Amalja (Polish) Amelida, Amelina, Amalita, Amila, Emala (Spanish)

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