Amelie Name Meaning & Origin

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).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Amalia, Amelia, Amalie, Emily

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Nicknames for Amelie

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

Meanings and history of the name Amelie

hardworking, industrious
A french name, derived from Amelia

Famous real-life people named Amelie

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 Belle Walsh (b. 2011), daughter of American actor Dylan Walsh
Amelie Brodeur, professional flautist

Amelie in song, story & screen

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

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