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America (boy)

What does America mean?

America Pronunciation of America [amer-i-ca] as a boys' name (also used more widely as girls' name America). The meaning of the name America is "work ruler; home ruler". America is a version of Amerigo (Italian, Old German).

Associated with: ruler (king), home.

Variations

America has 3 variants: Americo, Amerika and Ameriko.

2 more related forms via Amerigo: Americus and Amerikus.

Creative forms:
(male) Amergo, Amorica, ..

(female) Americe, Ameriki, ..

Middle name pairings:
America Kian (A.K.), ..

How popular is America?

America is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#65668 out of 150436, Top 44%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Amerigo and Americo are the prominent related forms of America (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Amerikus, are uncommon. These forms of America reached the apex of their popularity in the 1910s (usage of 0.01%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Americo, Amerigo in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aaric, Adelric, Adelrich, Adelrick, Aeric, Aerick, Aeriel, Aerric, Aerrick, Aherin, Aimeric, Alaric, Alarick, Alarico, Alberic, Alberich, Alberick, Aldric, Aldrich, Aleric, Alerick, Alerio, Alleric, Allerick, Allric, Alric, Alrick, Amein, Ameir, Amelio, Amer, Amerey, Amery, Amiri, Amrit, Andric, Andrick, Andrija, Aric, Arick, Arric, Arrick, Arrict (see Aric), Audric, Averi, Averie, Averil, Averill, Averit, Averitt, Aymeric, Azaria, Azria, Azuria and Emerich. Like America, these names are not commonly used.

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