Amelie - girls name

Amelie name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 98%

Amelie name meaning:

The name Amelie is of French origin and is derived from the Germanic name Amalia, which means "work" or "industrious." It is a feminine form of the name Emil or Emilio. Amelie is often associated with qualities such as ambition, determination, and hard work. Individuals with this name are believed to have a strong sense of responsibility and a diligent work ethic.

Amelie is also considered a modern and unique name, which adds to its appeal. It became popular through the well-known French film "Amélie," released in 2001, where the main character Amélie Poulain is portrayed as an imaginative and independent young woman. The name Amelie carries connotations of creativity, curiosity, and a free spirit.

Overall, the name Amelie represents a combination of strength, hard work, and individuality. It is a name that conveys a sense of purpose and ambition while also embracing a creative and independent nature.

Origin: French

Hard working, industrious, striving.

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Overall UK ranking: 87 out of 5581

598 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • England (85)
  • Scotland (121)

Historical popularity of Amelie

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