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What does Amon mean?

Amon Pronunciation of Amon as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of the name Amon is "teacher, builder; wealthy protector". Amon is a variant form of Ammon (Hebrew). Amon is also a variant of Eamon (Irish, Gaelic): respelling of Edmund.


ASSOCIATED WITH teacher (counsel), wealthy, protector (defender)


VARIANTS Eamonn, Eamann, Eaman, Aymon, Aimon




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How popular is Amon?

Amon is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#13731 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Amon reached its highest rank of #1213 in the U.S. during the years 1890-1899, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Eamon (#1196 VIA LATEST LIST) and Ammon are the prominent varying forms of Amon ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Amon was widespread in the year 2006 (USAGE OF 0.01%) and is somewhat lower today (USAGE 0.01%, 40%).

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

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

Similar Names

Amon is alike in pronunciation to Aimone, Aman, Ameen, Amein, Amin, Amyn, Ayman, Aymeen, Eman, Iman, Wyman, Yamin and Yemin. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Aaron, Acton, Aden, Admon, Adom, Adon, Adron, Aeron, Aimond (see Aimon), Alen, Aloj, Alon, Alton, Alun, Alyn, Amal, Amani, Amby, Amer, Amit, Amor, Amory, Amos, Andon, Anton, Aran, Aren, Armen, Armon, Arn, Aron, Arun, Arvon, Aryon, Aston, Avon, Ayron, Con, Damon, Deon, Don, Egon, Eion, Ekon, Elon, Eron, Eton, Ion, Ivon, Jamon, Keon, Lon, Lyon, Ramon, Rion, Simon, Sion, Symon, Syon, Timon, Toon and Zion. These names tend to be more frequently used than Amon.

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