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What does Am mean?

Am Pronunciation of Am [am] as a name for boys has its roots in Greek and Hebrew, and the meaning of Am is "immortal; to carry; borne by God". Am is an alternate spelling of Ambrose (Greek). Am is also a form of Amos (Hebrew).

Associated with: greek.


3 relations via Ambrose, Amos: Ambie, Amby and Amoss.

Creative forms:
(male) Aar, Arm, ..

(female) Aca, Ahi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Am Beaux (A.B.), ..

How popular is Am?

Am is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#65492 out of 150436, Top 44%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Ambrose (#1589 in 2015) and Amos (#732) are the prominent alternative forms of Am (not in Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Am reached its most widespread during 1880-1889 (median #205) and is now significantly reduced. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ambrose, Amos in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Am is pronounced similarly to Aime, Em and Wim. Other recommended names are Ab, Ad, Al, Amr and Ax. These names tend to be more commonly used than Am.

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