Name: Amalia

Origin and Meaning of the Name Amalia

  • Meaning:
    Work; effort; strain
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  • Meaning:
    Work of the Lord
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  • Pronunciation:
    (ah MAHL ee ah); (ah MAHL yah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Amalia

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    Dutch, English, German and Hebrew speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Shortened form of a Germanic amal- name ['amal' meaning 'work, labor, effort, strain'] such as Amalberga.

    Amalia may also be taken as a variant of the Hebrew Amalya, meaning "work of the Lord".

    Amalia of Oldenburg was the Queen of Greece in the 19th century. Her husband, King Otto, was the first modern King of Greece, and was deposed in 1862.

    Princess Catharina-Amalia - known as Princess Amalia - is the daughter of the heir-apparent to the throne of the Netherlands, Prince Willem-Alexander. She was named Amalia after her ancestor Amalia of Solm-Braunfels, whose grandson became William III of England.

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