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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 less than a decade ago (USAGE OF 0.21%) and have remained as popular to this day (USAGE 0.2%, 1% LESS), but with names like Amos falling out of fashion. Amir (#149) and Ameer (#812) 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

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

Amadeus and variants

Amadeus, var. Amyot, Amyas, Amedeo, Amatus, Amati, Amato, Amando, Amado1, Amadis, Amadi2, Amadieu, Amadeusz, Amado2, Amadeo, Amadee, Amadei
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 variants

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

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

Amal2, var. Amel, Amali, Amahl2
From Hebrew, Sanskrit, Arabic elements. "Labor, hard work; pure; hope." Amal, Amali, etc. are rarely used as baby 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 moderately offbeat boys' name, Amani is found more 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, Amadeus, Amado, Amador, Amani

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

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

Amaury and variants

Amaury, 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 variants

Ambrose, var. Amby, Ambrus, Ambroz, Ambrossij, Ambrosios, Ambrosius, Ambrosio, Ambrosi, Ambros, Ambrogio, Ambroise, Ambroggio, Ambroeus, Ambie, Am
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.

Emery and variants

Amory2, Amery, Amerigo1
Var. of Emery. Derivative of Old German element. "Brave power." Amory (TOP 29%) and Amery (63%) exist often as surnames.

Amerigo and variants

Amerigo2, var. Amerikus, Ameriko, Amerika, Americus, America, Americo
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.


Stems fr. French element. "Friend." Adoption of Ames soared in 2016. 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 variants

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

Hamilcar [Amilcar, Amilcare], Amin [Amyn, Aman, Amein, Ameen], Amir [Amer, Amiri, Ameir, Ameer, Amiran], Emir [Amir, Ameer], 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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