Heartah-MAH-lee-a or ah-mah-LEE-a

Amalia Origin and Meaning

The name Amalia is a girl's name of Hebrew, German, Italian origin meaning "work".

Amalia is a widely cross-cultural name, heard from Italy to Romania, Germany to Scandinavia. The current heir to the Dutch throne is Princess Catharina-Amalia of Orange. It can be pronounced ah-MAH-lee-a or ah-mah-LEE-a.

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. Another spelling variation is Amalya.

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Famous People Named Amalia

  • Amalia FuentesFilipina actress
  • Amalia Maria Frederica of OldenburgQueen consort of Otto of Greece
  • Amalia Gabriela Maria TeresaPrincess of Luxembourg
  • Amalia of SolmsBraunfels, Regent of Orange
  • Amalia Maria CharlottaPrincess of Sweden
  • Amalia AguilarCuban,Mexican actress and dancer
  • Amalia of SaxonyDuchess of Bavaria
  • Amalia Wilhelmina KönigsmarckSwedish noble and painter
  • Amalia RodriguesPortuguese fado singer
  • Amalia Teresa Ramona of LlanoCount of Vilches, Viscount of La Cervanta
  • Amalia SartoriItalian MEP
  • Amalia González Caballero de Castillo LedónMexican diplomat
  • AmaliaPrincess of Nassau,Dietz
  • Amalia Maria da Gloria Augusta of SaxeWeimar,Eisenach, Princess consort of Henry of the Netherlands
  • Amalia Frederica Wilhelmina von DyhrnCzettritz,Neuhaus, German heiress and philanthropist
  • Amalia of ClevesPrincess of La Marck
  • Henriëtte Amalia Maria of AnhaltDessau, Princess consort of Henry Casimir II of Nassau,Dietz
  • Amalia Ulman (b. 1989)Argentinian,Spanish artist
  • Amalia Emma Lola Yoo (b. 2002)American actress
  • Amalia Pilgun (b. 2007)daughter of singer Eva Polna and Sergey Pilgun
  • Amalia Elmaleh (b. 2014)daughter of actress Virginie Ledoyen and Arie Elmaleh
  • Amalia Millepied (b. 2017)daughter of actress Natalie Portman and husband Benjamin Millepied

Amalia in Pop Culture

  • Amalia "Lia" Milthorpemain character in the "Prophecy of the Sisters" trilogy
  • Amalia Balashmain character in the musical She Loves Me
  • Amalia Burnettcharacter in "Sims" series
  • Amaliacharacter in video game Final Fantasy 12.
  • Amaliaa character in video game "Dragon Age: Origins."

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