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Girl Names Starting with Am-

Am- baby names and what they mean, with 55 results. Am- names are used more often as feminine names. Usage of these girl names reached its highest 38 years ago (USAGE OF 4.1%) and is now much diminished (USAGE 1.7%, DOWN 57.9%), with names like Amya falling out of fashion. The most fashionable birth names among these are Amelia (#8), Amara (#193), Amaya (#130), Amina (#299) and Amira (#315), while Amen (TOP 10%) and Ammann (11%) are conventional Am- surnames. Here is the list of Am- names for boys.

Am- names

Ama - Amara | Amarantha - Aminta | Amira - Amya

Ama - Amara

Ama and variants

Ama1, var. Amma
Derived fr. Ghanaian language. "Born on Saturday." Ama and Amma are more familiar as birth names compared to other forms.

Amayble, Amaybelle, Amaybel, Amable, Amabel1
Forms of Mabel. Origin fr. English, Latin words. "Lovable." Amaylee and Amayte are creative variations.

Amabel and variants

Amabel2, var. Amabelle, Ama2
Root fr. Latin. "Lovable, amiable." Popular. Compare Amabel with common surnames Agel (UPPER 72%), Anghel (60%), which also end with -el.

Amada and variants

Amada1, var. Amata1, Amadita, Amadia, Amadea1
Stems fr. Latin word. "Lovable." Less used today. Amada was the version last listed (the 1920s) in the Top 2000.

Amadea2, var. Amedee, Amadee
Source fr. Latin element. "God's love." Amadea, Amadee and Amedee are unusual as birth names.

Amadore, var. Amadora
Origin fr. Italian language. "Gift of love." Not in popularity charts.

Amala and variants

Amala, var. Amel, Amal, Amahla, Amahl
Source fr. Arabic element. "Hope." Usage of Amala and forms is at its apex today.

Emily and variants

Amy, Amelita, Ameline, Amelie, Amalia, Amalie, Amalea
Var. of Emily. Based on Latin language. "Rival; laborious; eager." Amalia, Amelie and Amy were Top birth names in 2018.

Amalfi, var. Amalfey
.. Italian town and part of coastline .. Amalfey and Amalfi are unusual as female names, and Amalfi is found commonly (UPPER 97%) as a last name.

Amalida, var. Amelida, Amaleeda
Source fr. Old German word. "Hardworking woman." Amalida, Amaleeda and Amelida are not Top 2000 names.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Am- names: Ama, Amada, Amal, Amalia, Amalie

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Am- names: Amanda, Amani, Amara, Amelie, Amma, Amy

Amalthea, var. Amaltheia
Based on Greek language. Greek mythology .. Amalthea and Amaltheia are not often used as children's names.

Derivative of Hebrew language. "Loyal, faithful." Amana is not in the Top 2000. See also Amynah.

Amanda and variants

Amanda, var. Amata2, Amandy, Amandine, Amandie, Amandah, Amandi, Amada2
From Latin. "Fit to be loved, lovable." Common, with usage of 0.05% for Amanda and variants as baby names in 2018, though lower than 0.056% in 2017.

Amandina, Amande
Forms of Almond. .. May refer to skin tone, or .. Unusual. Amandina (cf. Armandina, Alldina) ends with -dina.

Source fr. Hindi. "Lamp of peace." Amandeep is unusual as a girls' name. See also Amande.


Origin fr. Kiswahili element. "Peace." Cross-gender use. Amani is intermittently used as a women's name, occurring often (UPPER 45%) as a surname.

Derivative of Hindi language. "One who loves peace." Rather quaint as a birth name.

Possibly variant of Amarantha, a flower .. A rare children's name. See also Amanda.

Amapola, var. Ammapola, Ama3
Source fr. Arabic element. "Poppy." Amapola and forms grew in popularity during 1890-1899.

Amara and variants

Amara, var. Amarinda1, Amarra, Amarinda2, Amargot, Amargo, Amargoe
Stems fr. Latin word. "Everlasting." Popular as children's names, Amara, Amargoe, etc. sound like the familiar Amariah.

Quick Reference

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

1. Ama - Amara
Ama [Amma], Mabel [Amable, Amabel, Amayble, Amaybel, Amaybelle], Amabel [Ama, Amabelle], Amada [Amata, Amadia, Amadea, Amadita], Amadea [Amedee, Amadee], Amadore [Amadora], Amala [Amel, Amal, Amahl, Amahla], Emily [Amy, Amelie, Amalie, Amalia, Amelita, Ameline, ..], Amalfi [Amalfey], Amalida [Amelida, Amaleeda], Amalthea [Amaltheia], Amana, Amanda [Amata, Amandy, Amandi, Amandie, Amandah, Amandine, ..], Almond [Amande, Amandina], Amandeep, Amani, Amanpreet, Amantha, Amapola [Ama, Ammapola], Amara [Amarra, Amargo, Amargot, Amargoe, Amarinda]

Amarantha [Amaranta, Amarante, Amarande, Amaranthe], Amarilla, Amaris [Amari, Amarit, Amariah, Amarissa], Amaryllis [Amarilis], Amata, Amaya [Amaia], Amber [Ambur, Ambre, Ambar, Ambereen, Amberetta], Amberly [Amberly, Amberli, Amberlie, Amberley, Amberlee, Amberleight, ..], Ambika [Ambeika, Ambeeka], Ambrosine [Ambrozia, Ambrozine, Ambrosiya, Ambrozetta, Ambrosinette, Ambrosinetta, ..], Imelda [Amelda], Amelia [Amy, Amilia, Amelya, Amelyta, Amelyne, Amelyna, ..], Amelinda [Amalynda, Amalinda, Amellinda, Amelindah], America, Amethyst [Amatista, Amethist, Amathyst, Amethiste], Aimee [Amey], Amica [Amika, Amice, Amicah], Amilia [Amilya, Amillia, Amiliya], Amina [Amena, Amynah, Amineh, Aminah, Ameena, Ameenah], Aminta [Amynta, Amintah]

Amira [Amyra, Amera, Amyrah, Amirah, Amerah, Ameerah, ..], Amisa [Amissa], Amisha, Amit, Amita, Amitola, Amity [Amitie], Amiya [Amia, Amiyah], Amneet, Amor [Amora, Amore, Amorra], Amorette [Amoretta], Amparo, Amrita, Amy [Amye, Amya, Amil, Amie, Ammie, Amiee, ..], Amya

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