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What does Americus mean?

Americus Pronunciation of Americus [amer-i-cus] as a boys' name. Americus means "work ruler; home ruler". Americus is a version of Amerigo (Italian, Old German).

Associated with: ruler (king), home.


Americus has 1 variant: Amerikus.

4 more related forms via Amerigo: America, Americo, Amerika and Ameriko.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Americus Clinton (A.C.), ..

How popular is Americus?

Americus is an unusual given name for men. Americus is an unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Americus (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000 are Americo and Amerigo. Other forms, like Amerika, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Americus was well-received among parents 105 years ago (adoption 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 Americus and related baby names outside U.S.