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What does Ammon mean?

Ammon /am-mon/ as a boys' name is pronounced AY-mon. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Ammon is "teacher, builder".

Biblical: one of the sons of David. Also a place name for a country northeast of the Dead Sea. The Ammonites and the Israelites were frequently at war. The town of Ammam in Jordan is situated in what was Ammon.


Ammon has 2 variants: Amnon and Amon.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Ammonau, Ammonne, ..

(female) Amana, Ammona, ..

How popular is Ammon?

Ammon is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#11200 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Ammon for boys. Ammon entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its peak position of #1001 in the U.S. then, and is currently at #1593. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ammon name in U.S.

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

Amon is the only other popular related form of Ammon (#1593 in 2014) appearing in the Top 2000. These relations of Ammon were at the apex of their popularity in the year 2006 and are somewhat less popular today.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ammon, Amon in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Ammon is pronounced similarly to Aimon, Aimone, Aman, Ameen, Amein, Amin, Amyn, Ayman, Aymeen, Aymon, Eaman, Eamon, Eamonn, Eman, Iman, Wyman, Yamin and Yemin. Other suggested similar names are Aaron, Acton, Admon, Adnon, Adon, Adron, Aeron, Aeson, Afton, Ahmod, Ahron, Aimond (see Aimon), Aldon, Allon, Alon, Alton, Ammar, Ammer, Amor, Amos, Amyot, Andon, Anson, Anton, Ardon, Arion, Arman, Armen, Armin, Armon, Armond, Armoni, Arnon, Aron, Arron, Arvon, Aryon, Aston, Auron, Avon, Ayron, Damon, Edmon, Jamon, Ramon, Simon, Symon, Timon and Tymon. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ammon.