Heartah-MAHL-ya or AM-ah-lee
Danish, Norwegian, and German form of Amalia or Amelia

Amalie Origin and Meaning

The name Amalie is girl's name of French origin meaning "work".
In European countries where it's regularly used as a form of the Amelia family of names, the pronunciation is very similar to the a-ending form, Amalia.

In the US, where Amalie is most familiar as the name of the capittal city of the US Virgin Islands, it's pronounced like Emily but with Am at the beginning. Certainly, if you use this pretty name in the US, that is the pronunciation most people will use so if you want it pronounced the European way, you'll spend a lifetime correcting either their pronunciation or their spelling or both.

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Famous People Named Amalie

  • Amalie Auguste of Bavaria; Queen consort of John of Saxony
  • (Marie) Amalie Auguste of ZweibrückenBirkenfeld,Bischweiler, Queen consort of Frederick Augustus I of Saxony
  • Amalie Zephyrine of SalmKyrburg, Princess of Hohenzollern,Sigmaringen
  • (Friederike) AmaliePrincess of Hesse,Darmstadt
  • Amalie Antoinette Karoline Adrienne of HohenzollernSigmaringen, Princess Eduard of Saxe,Altenberg
  • Amalie (born Maria Amalia Friederike Augusta Karolina Ludovica Josepha Aloysia Anna Nepomucena Philippina Vincentia Franziska de Paula Franziska de Chantal)Princess of Saxony, German composer
  • Amalie Isabella Marie Gisela MargaretePrincess of Bavaria; Countess Assandri di Bavieria
  • Amalie SkramNorwegian novelist
  • Amalie Zara BenjaminAmerican journalist
  • Amalie Sophie Marianne von WallmodenCountess of Yarmouth, German mistress of George II of Great Britain
  • Amalie Maximilianovna Adlerbergillegitimate daughter of Duchess Therese of Mecklenburg,Strelitz
  • Amalie Wilhelmine SievekingGerman philanthropist and social activist
  • Amalie BruunDanish singer

Amalie in Pop Culture

  • Amalie Wolfprotagonist of the book "Crow's Peak" by Sarah Marie Clausen
  • Princess Amaliecharacter in the "Twelve Houses" books by Sharon Shinn
  • Pronounced: aMAY,lee,a in danish