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What does Amadi mean?

Amadi Pronunciation of Amadi [ama-di] as a name for boys is of Arabic and Latin derivation, and Amadi means "highly praised or one who constantly thanks God; God's love". Amadi is a version of Ahmed (Arabic). Amadi is also a derivative of Amadeus (Latin).

Associated with: arabic.


Amadi has 6 variants: Amadee, Amadei, Amadeo, Amadieu, Amado and Amedeo.

14 more alternative forms via Ahmed, Amadeus: Achmad, Ahmaad, Ahmad, Ahmod, Amad, Amadis, Amahd, Amando, Amati, Amato, Amatus, Amed, Amyas and Amyot.

Creative forms:
(male) Agadi, Aimdi, ..

(female) Amaada, Amaade, ..

Middle name pairings:
Amadi Payson (A.P.), ..

How popular is Amadi?

Amadi is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#43708 out of 150436, Top 29%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Ahmad (#565 from recent data), Ahmed (#493), Amadeo, Amado and Amedeo are the prominent alternative forms of Amadi (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Amadi reached its most widespread in 2001 (average #1375) and has remained as conventional to this day (#1411, 1.9%). Ahmad and Ahmed are two of the more contemporarily stylish baby names here. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aad, Aadi, Abad, Abdi, Adi, Amador, Amahl, Amal, Amali, Amalio, Aman, Amani, Amasa, Amid, Amiri, Amjad, Arkadi, Armani, Asad, Fadi, Gadi, Hadi, Shadi and Tadi. Like Amadi, these names are not frequently used.

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