Amelia

Amelia - A popular female name



  Sep 17,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Amelia, meaning work, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #163. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Amelia and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Amelia? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Amelia. The baby girl name Amelia was given to 7,191 baby girls in 2012, ranking #23 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 197 baby girls were given this name - making this a popular female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Amelia peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 23.



Famous with this name

Amelia Warner
Amelia Burstyn
Amelia Pidgeon


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Amelia is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Amelia is currently topping the baby name charts in Oregon at position #7 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #63.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Amelia is where you live.


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  • BabyNameScience.com - Baby Name ExpertA few moments ago
    Looking for a popular and unique name? Just because Amelia is a popular baby name it doesn't mean that every other kid on the block will have the same name. In fact, assuming that little Amelia goes to a school with 500 kids there will actually be less than 1 other girls in that school with the same name. Unique and popular!

Amelia origin and meaning

Amelia is a 6 letter name with 4 syllables. This name means work. To see famous people named Amelia, pop culture references for the name Amelia and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Amelia

We've found the following names that sound similar to Amelia, sorted by popularity.

Amalia / Amelie / Analia / Annalee / Anel / Anayeli / Amal / Analy / Anali / Anela /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201223
201130
201041
200955
200868
200777
200682
200584
200496
2003111
2002138
2001199
2000207
1999219
1998214
1997228
1996222
1995233
1994223
1993220
1992211
1991193
1990193
1989215
1988233
1987253
1986252
1985249
1984231
1983306
1982294
1981288
1980312
1979332
1978334
1977360
1976395
1975390
1974403
1973436
1972456
1971439
1970454
1969454
1968498
1967447
1966453
1965428
1964437
1963431
1962432
1961407
1960422
1959423
1958434
1957396
1956400
1955385
1954383
1953364
1952351
1951344
1950356
1949319
1948329
1947341
1946318
1945312
1944310
1943295
1942298
1941281
1940276
1939288
1938265
1937245
1936256
1935254
1934268
1933245
1932243
1931250
1930238
1929243
1928227
1927236
1926237
1925217
1924216
1923205
1922198
1921200
1920191
1919180
1918182
1917172
1916168
1915163
1914158
1913159
1912160
1911175
1910163

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Oregon7
Wisconsin10
Maine10
Delaware11
Minnesota12
South Dakota12
Illinois14
Utah14
New Hampshire15
Indiana16
Missouri16
Washington17
Massachusetts17
Michigan17
Idaho18
Vermont18
Alaska18
Rhode Island18
Colorado19
Tennessee19
Virginia20
Montana20
Louisiana21
Kentucky22
Ohio22
Georgia22
Iowa22
Kansas23
Pennsylvania23
North Carolina23
Nebraska24
Alabama24
New York24
Maryland24
Connecticut24
Florida25
North Dakota26
Oklahoma29
New Jersey31
Arkansas31
Arizona31
District of Columbia31
South Carolina31
Hawaii33
Mississippi36
Wyoming37
New Mexico44
West Virginia50
California53
Nevada55
Texas63

Even more about Amelia


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Amelia a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a popular female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Amelia?

4 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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On chart
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Amelia
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 197
Letter count 6
Syllable count 4
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +7,191

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