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Amelia is a female given name. It is a form of Amalia, which comes from the Germanic word amal, meaning "work". The name also means "industrious" and "fertile". The form Amelie comes from the French equivalent Amélie. Related names are Amy and Millie.

There are many princesses and celebrities named Amelia. One is Amelia Earhart. Another is Minnie Driver, who was born Amelia Fiona J. Driver.

In 1978, Tropical Storm Amelia caused a flooding disaster across Texas and killed thirty-three people.




  • Amelia (film), a 2009 film based on the life of Amelia Earhart
  • Amelia Bedelia, a series of US children's books


  • Amelia (typeface)
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