[ 4 syll. a-ma-lia, am-al-ia ] The baby girl name Amalia is pronounced aa-MAA-Liy-aa in Dutch and German †. Amalia's language of origin is Gothic and Latin, and it is used mainly in the Dutch, English, German, Hebrew, Scandinavian, Czech, Hungarian, and Italian languages. Gothic origin, Dutch, English, German, Hebrew, and Scandinavian use: Amal (Germanic) is an older form of Amalia. This was originally the short form of various now-obsolete names with the element amal, such as Amalberta and Amalgunde. In the 18th century, the name was known from Anna Amalia, the Duchess of Saxe-Weimar.
Amalia is a variation (Czech, English, and Hungarian) of Amelia (English, German, Dutch, Italian, Latin, and Spanish).
Amalia is also a variation (Italian) of Amy (English).
Amalia is also a variation of Emily (English).
Amalia is a widely used name; it has 37 variations that are used in English and foreign languages. Variations used in English include Aimil, Amalasand, Amalasanda, Amalasande, Amalasandia, Amalasandra, Amalda, Amalea, Amalee, Amaliah, Amalie (used in German and Scandinavian too), Amalin, Amaline (used in French and German too), Amalita, Amaliya, Amalle, Amalyn, Amelia (used in German too), Amelie, Amelinda, Amelita, Ameliya, Amella, Amely, Amialiona, Amilia, Amyleah, Amylia, Amylya, and Emelia. The variant spelling Amalya is another English form.
Both the origin and meaning of Amalia is inherited by all variant forms.
See also the related form, Amalberga (German).
Amalia is somewhat popular as a baby name for girls, and it is also viewed as trendy. The name's popularity has been increasing since the 2010s. At the modest height of its usage in 2016, 0.019% of baby girls were given the name Amalia. It ranked at #790 then. Within the group of girl names directly linked to Amalia, Emily was the most popular in 2016. It was used 31 times more than Amalia in that year.
Baby names that sound like Amalia include Amaliya, Amelia, Amiela, Emelia, Imanuele, Ana Lilia, Analilia, Aamaal, Amal, Amala, Amali, Amalie, Amalya, Amálie, Amel, Amélie, Amoli, Anael, Anaël, and Anaëlle.
† Pronunciation for Amalia: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"