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What does Amadeus mean?

Amadeus Pronunciation of Amadeus [amadeus] as a boys' name is pronounced ah-ma-DAY-us. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Amadeus is "God's love". A saint's name that became widely familiar as Wolfgang Mozart's middle name due to the 1984 movie "Amadeus" about the famed composer.

Associated with: saint.


Amadeus has 16 variants: Amadee, Amadei, Amadeo, Amadeusz, Amadi, Amadieu, Amadis, Amado, Amado, Amando, Amati, Amato, Amatus, Amedeo, Amyas and Amyot.

Affiliated boy name: Gottlieb.

1 feminine form: Amadea.

Creative forms:
(male) Addeus, Asdeus, ..

(female) Amadris, ..

Middle name pairings:
Amadeus Jad (A.J.), ..

How popular is Amadeus?

Amadeus is a rare given name for men. Amadeus is an equivalently unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Amadeus (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Amadeo, Amado, Amedeo and Gottlieb. Usage of these relations of Amadeus was more pronounced during 1910-1919 (average #1701). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Amadeo, Amado, Amedeo, Gottlieb in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aegeus, Agapetus, Aigeus, Aldous, Aldus, Alfaeus (see Alpheus), Alfeus, Alpheus, Amad, Amador, Amadore, Amadour, Ambroeus, Ambrus, Ames, Amyees (see Amyas), Amyes (see Amyas), Anders, Andreus, Antaeus, Anteus, Arcadius, Arkadius, Cadmus, Kadmus, Mateus, Thaddeus and Thadeus. These names tend to be more commonly used than Amadeus.

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