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What does Amoss mean?

Amoss Pronunciation of Amoss [amoss] as a name for boys is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Amoss means "to carry; borne by God". Amoss is a variant form of Amos (Hebrew).


1 different relation via Amos: Am.

Creative forms:
(male) Aloss, Aross, ..

(female) Amise, Amoise, ..

Middle name pairings:
Amoss Yisroel (A.Y.), ..

How popular is Amoss?

Amoss is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#61058 out of 150436, Top 41%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Amos (#732 in 2015) is the only popular varying form of Amoss (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of this form of Amoss reached its apex in the 1880s (adoption of 0.1%) and is now significantly reduced. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Amos in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Amoss is pronounced similarly to Amias, Amyas, Amyees and Amyes. Other recommended names are Aloess, Alois, Aloys, Amasa, Ames, Amon, Amor, Amory, Joss, Moss and Ross. These names tend to be more commonly used than Amoss.

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