Meaning and Name Origin
Amiah \a-miah\ as a girls' name. Amiah's name origins are Old French and Latin, and the meaning of the name Amiah is "beloved". Amiah is a form of Amy (Old French, Latin): anglicized form of the Old French Amee, meaning "beloved", which originated as a nickname from the Latin Amata, from "amare", meaning "to love". A somewhat scarce given name.
Amiah is an unusual first name for females. Amiah is an equivalently unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Amiah for girls. Amiah was first listed in 2008 and reached its top rank of #974 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Amiah and related names. Prominent varying forms of Amiah listed in the Top 1000 are Aimee (#815 a year ago), Ami, Amia (#709), Amie, Ammie, Amy (#148), Amya (#825) and Esme (#816). These girl names were at the peak of their popularity during 1970-1979 and are somewhat less popular today, with the forms Aimee, Ami, Amie and Amya becoming less stylish. Amia (#709) and Amy (#148) are two of the more chic girl names among these, with Amy going through a revival in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Amiah is pronounced similarly to Ama, Amaia, Amiya▲, Amiyah▲ and Amma. Other recommended similar baby names are Abiah, Adiah, Ainah, Aliah, Amicah, Aminah, Amirah▲, Ania, Aniyah▲, Annah, Ariah▲, Asiah and Aviah. Like Amiah, these names are not frequently used.