Given Name AMY

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: AY-mee  [details]

Meaning & History

English form of the Old French name Amée meaning "beloved" (modern French aimée), a vernacular form of the Latin Amata. As an English name, it was in use in the Middle Ages (though not common) and was revived in the 19th century.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Aimée (French), Amata (Late Roman), Amée (Medieval French), Amada (Spanish)


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Entry updated July 28, 2009