What does America mean?
America [amer-i-ca] as a girls' name (also used less regularly as boys' name America) is of Old German origin, and the meaning of America is "work power; home leader". Feminine of Amerigo, the name of the Italian explorer Amerigo Vespucci.
Associated with: power.
(female) Americe, Ameriki, ..
(male) Amergo, Ameriz, .. Middle name pairings:
America Jakayla (A.J.), ..
How popular is America?
America is a very prominent first name for females (#1702 out of 4276, Top 40%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#65668 out of 150436, Top 44%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
America reached its peak position of #410 in the U.S. in the year 2002, and is currently at #961. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Aerica, Aericka, Affrica, Africa, Aifrica, Airica, Alarica, Almeria, Amaris▲, Amarissa, Amecia, Amelia▲, Amelida, Amelina, Amelita, Ameliya, Amera, Amica, Amrita, Arica, Derica, Gerica, Jerica, Sherica, Terica and Verica. These names tend to be less commonly used than America.See names in meaning and etymology.