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Boy Names Starting with Am-

Am- baby names and what they mean, with 38 results. Am- names are used more often as feminine names. These boy names were at the height of their popularity in 2015 (usage of 0.18%), except for names like Amos which have fallen out of fashion. Amir (#188) and Ameer (#836) are two of the more trendy boy names in this list, while Amaker (top 18%) and Amend (10%) are familiar Am- last names. Here is the list of Am- names for girls.

Am- names

Amad - Amil | Amilcar - Amyas

Amad - Amil

Amad, Amadi1, Amahd, Amed
Var. of Ahmed. Derivative of Arabic word. "Highly praised or one who constantly thanks God." Ahad is a marginally prominent baby name.

Amadeus and variantsAmadeus, var. Amadee, Amadei, Amadeo, Amado1, Amadi2, Amadeusz, Amadieu, Amadis, Amado2, Amati, Amando, Amato, Amatus, Amedeo, Amyot, Amyas
Derived fr. Latin element. "God's love." Popular, and Amadeus, Amatus are comparable to common last names Ambrus (upper 45%), Aakhus (84%), which also end with -us.

Amadour and variantsAmadour, var. Amador, Amadore
Root fr. French, Latin words. "Lovable." Amador is common as a children's name among the versions of Amadour.

Amahl1, Amal1
Forms of Hamal. Based on Arabic word. "Lamb." Not Top 2000 names.

Amal2, var. Amahl2, Amali, Amel
From Hebrew, Sanskrit, Arabic elements. "Labor, hard work; pure; hope." Not Top 2000 names.

Amalio, var. Amelio
Source fr. Spanish, Old German words. "Industrious." Aalio and Amalin are creative variations.

Form of Armani. From Herman, but is indelibly linked .. Cross-gender use. A familiar boys' name (#1857 in current list), Amani is also found often as a last name.

Derived fr. Tamil. "Heavenly." Amaram is a rarely occurring given name. See also Amiran.

Origin fr. Spanish element. "Yellow." Not Top 2000 name.

Source fr. Hebrew element. "Burden." Amasa is an intermittently used masculine name. See also Ames.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Am- names: Amadeo, Amado, Amador, Amani, Amasa

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Am- names: Amaury, Ambrose, Amedeo, Americo, Amerigo

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Am- names: Amiel, Amil

Amaury and variantsAmaury, var. Amory1
Stems fr. Latin element. "Dark-skinned, Moorish." Amaury and Amory are uncommonly used masculine names, and Amory is found often (top 29%) as a surname.

Ambrose and variantsAmbrose, var. Am, Ambie, Ambroeus, Ambroggio, Ambroise, Ambrogio, Ambros, Ambrosi, Ambrosio, Ambrosius, Ambrosios, Ambrossij, Ambroz, Ambrus, Amby
Origin fr. Greek language. "Immortal." Am, Ambie, Ambroeus, Ambroggio and Ambrogio are more uncommon as baby names among the forms of Ambrose.

Var. of Aimery. Source fr. Old German language. "King of work." A quaint children's name. See also Amry.

Amerigo and variantsAmerigo1, var. America, Americo, Americus, Amerika, Amerikus, Ameriko
Stems fr. Italian, Old German languages. "Work ruler; home ruler." America, Americus, Amerika, Ameriko and Amerikus are more exclusive as baby names among the versions of Amerigo.

Emery and variantsAmerigo2, Amery, Amory2
Var. of Emery. Derivative of Old German element. "Brave power." Amory (top 29%) and Amery (63%) exist often as surnames.

Stems fr. French element. "Friend." Scarce as a boys' name, but Ames is similar to the more common Ares. See also Amasa.

From Arabic word. "General." Amid, like the similar-sounding Amad, exists more often as a surname. See also Amit.

Form of Achidan. Stems fr. Hebrew word. "My brother judged." A quirky children's name.

Amiel and variantsAmiel, var. Amyel
Root fr. Hebrew element. "God of my people." Amiel and Amyel are scantly used as male names, and Amiel exists commonly (top 44%) as a last name.

Stems fr. Hindi, Sanskrit languages. "Invaluable; unavailable." Also a girls' name. A somewhat offbeat birth name, Amil exists more often as a surname.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Am- names for boys.

1. Amad - Amil
Ahmed [Amed, Amad, Amahd, Amadi], Amadeus [Amato, Amati, Amyot, Amado, Amyas, Amando, Amatus, Amedeo, ..], Amadour [Amador, Amadore], Hamal [Amal, Amahl], Amal [Amel, Amahl, Amali], Amalio [Amelio], Armani [Amani], Amaram, Amarillo, Amasa, Amaury [Amory], Ambrose [Amby, Ambroz, Ambrus, Ambrosi, Ambrosio, Ambrossij, Ambrosius, Ambrosios, ..], Aimery [Amerey], Amerigo [America, Americo, Amerika, Ameriko, Amerikus, Americus], Emery [Amory, Amery, Amerigo], Ames, Amid, Achidan [Amidan], Amiel [Amyel], Amil

Hamilcar [Amilcar, Amilcare], Amin [Amyn, Aman, Amein, Ameen], Emir [Amir, Ameer], Amir [Amer, Ameer, Ameir, Amiri, Amiran], Achishar [Amishar], Amit, Amitai [Amitay], Avital [Amital], Amjad [Amjed], Ammar [Amr, Ammer], Ammon [Amon, Amnon], Eamon [Amon], Amor, Amory [Amry, Amery, Amorey], Amos [Am, Amoss], Amram, Amrit, Amyas [Amias, Amyes, Amyees]

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