Meaning and name origin
Amyas \a-myas, am-yas\ as a boy's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Amyas is "loved". Possibly an anglicized version of Amadeus, though sometimes considered a masculine variant of Amy. Also possibly derived from the French place name Amiens. Uncommon.
Amyas is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Amyas and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Amy. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).