Amelie: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Amelie

Amelie

Pronunciation: a-meh-LEE (key)

Origin of the name Amelie:

An English variant of the Germanic Amalia, which is derived from amal (work). Alternatively, it may be a variant of Emilia (rival).

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Comments and insights on the name Amelie: | Edit

French origin
Can be pronounced:
Ah-Meh-Lee
Ah-May-Lee
Ah-Mee-Lee

Personal experiences with the name Amelie: | Edit

I know an extremely gorgeous little girl named Amelie. She's really sweet :)
**I love my name- I get alot of compliments-even though alot of people can't pronounce it! Amélie.
Often mispronounced - it is correctly said like Ah-Meh-Lee

Hi! my daughter's name is Amélie, I chose the name from the principal character of the french movie "Amélie". I embrace that role because is a beautiful caring girl who acts like a heroine for the others no matter her life is a mess, she doesn't loose her childish charm. It was like, when i was pregnant I've been expecting that personality of my baby girl. And yes, she has a strong attitude but really tender at the same time, she's very playful and take care of their little friends.

Nicknames for Amelie: | Edit

Amy
Ami (aw-mee)
Mellie
Millie
Lily
LeeLee
Ame (past tense of love in spanish)

Meanings and history of the name Amelie: | Edit

hardworking, industrious
A french name, derived from Amelia

Famous real-life people named Amelie: | Edit

Amelie Rives Troubetzkoy, American novelist and poet
Amelie Emmy Noether, German mathematician responsible for Noether's theorem: "one of the most important mathematical theorems ever proved in guiding the development of modern physics"
Princess Amelie Zephyrine of Salm-Kyburg (1760 - 1841)

Amelie in song, story & screen: | Edit

Amélie Poulain, protagonist in "Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie Poulain" (known to US audiences simply as "Amélie")

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