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What does Amed mean?

Amed Pronunciation of Amed [amed] as a boys' name is of Arabic origin, and the name Amed means "highly praised or one who constantly thanks God". Amed is an alternate form of Ahmed (Arabic).

Associated with: arabic.


9 alternative forms via Ahmed: Achmad, Achmed, Ahmaad, Ahmad, Ahmet, Ahmod, Amad, Amadi and Amahd.

Creative forms:
(male) Abed, Ared, ..

(female) Ameda, Ammen, ..

Middle name pairings:
Amed Hank (A.H.), ..

How popular is Amed?

Amed is an unusual given name for men but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#144908 out of 150436, Top 96%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Ahmad (#565 in recent rankings) and Ahmed (#493) are the prominent varying forms of Amed (unlisted) rated in the Top 2000. These relations of Amed reached the peak of their popularity in the year 2001 (median #439) and have remained as common to this day (#529, down 1.9%). Ahmad and Ahmed are two of the more trendy baby names in this list. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Amed is alike in pronunciation to Umed. Other suggested similar names are Aad, Abad, Abe, Abel, Abey, Abid, Ace, Acee, Acel, Acer, Acey, Adem, Aed, Aime, Aled, Alek, Alem, Alen, Alex, Am, Amado, Amal, Aman, Amby, Amedeo, Ameen, Ameer, Amein, Amel, Amer, Amery, Ames, Amid, Amiel, Amir, Amit, Amjad, Amjed, Ammer, Amon, Amor, Amos, Amr, Amry, Amyel, Amyes (see Amyas), Amyn, Ard, Arek, Aren, Arend, Ares, Arnd, Asad, Ase, Asen, Atef, Ave, Avel, Axe, Aymer, Aymes, Ced, Fred, Ged, Jed, Joed, Meed, Ned, Obed, Ohed (see Ohad), Reed, Syed and Ted. These names tend to be more commonly used than Amed.

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