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What does Amma mean?

Amma Pronunciation of Amma [am-ma] as a name for girls has its root in Ghanaian, and the name Amma means "born on Saturday". Amma is a variant form of Ama (Ghanaian): Akan name.


Creative forms:
(female) Amema, Arma, ..

(male) Amas, Amman, ..

Middle name pairings:
Amma Ashanti (A.A.), ..

How popular is Amma?

Amma is a rare given name for females. Amma is a unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Amma entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its apex position of #1351 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Ama is the only other popular alternative form of Amma. These forms of Amma were favored as birth names during the years 1880-1889 (average #1520).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Amma, Ama in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Amma is pronounced similarly to Amaia, Amaya, Amey, Ami, Amia, Amiah, Amie, Amiee, Amiyah, Amy, Amya, Amye, Aymee, Ema, Emma, Emmey, Emmi, Emmie, Emmy, Emmye, Ima, Oma, Ooma, Uma and Yuma. Other recommended names are Abba, Abra, Afia, Aime, Aina, Aja, Ajua, Alba, Alda, Alma, Almah, Aloma, Amada, Amal, Amana, Ambar, Ame, Amera, Amica, Amil, Amina, Amisa, Amit, Amita, Amyra, Ana, Ania, Anja, Anna, Anya, Arla, Arna, Arza, Asia, Asma, Atha, Aura, Ava, Ayda, Azia, Cima, Dama, Elma, Erma, Hema, Kama, Mimma, Pima, Romma and Tama. These names tend to be more commonly used than Amma.

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