Amalia – Scary Mommy

Amalia

Derived from the Germanic word "amal," which means "work." Does this ensure that your little Amalia will always be eager to help out around the house? Probably not, but it can't hurt to stack the odds in your favor by choosing a name that implies otherwise.

Nicknames:

Ama, Mali, Lia.

Famous people named Amalia:

Swedish Princess Amalia Maria Charlotta; Bavarian Duchess Amalia of Saxony; German Duchess Anna Amalia; actresses Amalia Fuentes and Amalia Aguilar.

Fun fact:

The name Amalia enjoyed great popularity in the early 20th century before dropping off the list - but reappeared in 2011, and has been making great gains (again!) ever since.

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