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What does Amari mean?

Amari Pronunciation of Amari [amari] as a girls' name has its root in Hebrew, and Amari means "promised by God". Amari is an alternate spelling of Amaris (Hebrew).


Amari has 1 variant: Amariah.

2 more related forms via Amaris: Amarissa and Amarit.

Creative forms:
(female) Alari, Arari, ..

(male) Ambrey, Amreo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Amari Macy (A.M.), ..

How popular is Amari?

Amari is an uncommon first name for women but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#33653 out of 150436, Top 22%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Amari entered the list in 1994 and reached its highest rank of #388 in the U.S. in 2008, and is at #475 currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Amari name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Amari outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Amari (#475 in recent rankings) are Amariah (#1661 in recent rankings) and Amaris (#789). These forms of Amari were at the top of their popularity in 2015 (adoption of 0.05%). Amari is a perennial favorite, though Amaris has become popular as well over time.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Amari, Amariah, Amaris in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Amari and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Amari is pronounced similarly to Amara, Amarra, Ameera, Amera, Amerah, Amira, Amirah, Amora, Amorra, Amyra, Amyrah, Emera and Omyra. Other suggested similar names are Abri, Adali, Adamari, Adara, Adare, Agafi, Agapi, Airi, Alani, Alfri (see Alfreda), Ama, Amada, Amadia, Amahl, Amaia, Amal, Amala, Amalfi, Amalia, Amalie, Amaly, Amana, Amandi, Amani, Amargo, Amata, Amaya, Ambar, Ambre, Ami, Amor, Amore, Amparo, Anahi, Anani, Andri, Ari, Armani, Astri, Atara, Aubri, Audri, Avani, Avaril, Averi, Azaria, Bari, Cari, Chari, Clari, Dari, Ilari, Jamari, Kamari, Kari, Klari, Lari, Mari, Nari, Sari and Shari. These names tend to be more commonly used than Amari.

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