User comments for Amy (Famous Bearer Only)

Amy is also the name of the youngest sister in the famous novel "Little Women".
cyndi  3/23/2005
A famous bearer of the name in modern pop culture is Amy Lee, the beautiful, extremely talented vocalist of the band Evanescence. If it weren't for her stunning voice, the band wouldn't be nearly so great. Amy Lee is one of the greatest, most gifted vocalists of this generation.
Greeneyed Porcelain  5/14/2005
One of my favorite singers is contemporary Christian singer Amy Grant.
Phoenix Flower  10/1/2005
Singer Amy Ray is best known for her work with Emily Saliers in the band Indigo Girls. Some of their biggest hits include "Closer to Fine" and "Kid Fears." Amy Ray is a brilliant singer and a fantastic person--and I don't say this simply because I share her name. ;)
WeloveyouJesseLacey  10/28/2005
The name "Amy" was used by Robert Frost for a character in the poem "Home Burial."
ilb Janissary  12/12/2005
Amy is the name of the girl from Mars in Fox's Futurama.
― Anonymous User  1/26/2006
Chinese-American author Amy Tan who has wrote The Joy Luck Club, The Kitchen God's Wife, The Moon Lady, & The Chinese Siamese Cat.
gorgen_kally  2/18/2006
Amy Tan also wrote the book 'The Bonesetter's Daughter'.
bibi66  1/6/2007
Amy is also a city in France. It is situated between Calais and Paris.
jamylou  3/29/2006
Amy Brown is a famous artist whos subject is Fantasy Art!
jamylou  3/29/2006
Chasing Amy is a film from 1997. The genre is comedy, romance drama and more!
jamylou  3/29/2006
Amy is the name of one of Rachel's sisters on FRIENDS.
Tudor  6/14/2006
Famous bearer: Amy Heckerling (born 7 May 1954), American female film director, most famous for 'Clueless', 'Fast Times At Ridgemont High' and 'Look Who's Talking'.
reservoirdoll1987  7/26/2006
American actresses Amy Adams and Amy Smart are the two famous bearers of the name.
audreyhubley  8/5/2006
A bearer is English jazz & soul singer Amy Winehouse.
Surreal  12/15/2006
Amy Rose is a character from the Sonic game series by SEGA.
Foof  6/8/2007
Amy Winehouse, the British singer, is a famous bearer.
bibi66  6/10/2007
Amy Dorrit is the title character of Charles Dickens' novel "Little Dorrit".
Kate  2/10/2008
Amy Friedman is a famous bearer. She is a TV network executive and 1987 she got a job at Nickolodeon of mixing slime for Double Dare. In 1994 she became the creative director and executive producer for Nickelodeon's Creative Lab. In 1998 she moved over to become the executive director of Noggin. In 2004 she executive produced the N's original series A Walk In Your Shoes. She is also included in the new book In Their Shoes by the author Deborah Reber.
Patricia Underwood  3/7/2008
In the Charlie Bone series by Jenny Nimmo, Amy Jones is Charlie's mother's name.
rory  3/9/2008
Amy Diamond is a famous bearer of the name, Amy.
Laerke  3/29/2008
Famous bearers include:

- Amy Acker (born 1976), actress best known for her roles on the TV series "Angel" from 2001 to 2004 "Alias" from 2005 to 2006
- Amy Adams (born 1974), actress best known for her Academy Award nominated role in "Junebug" (2005), and "Enchanted" (2007)
- Amy Adams (born 1979), 10th place finisher on the 3rd season of "American Idol"
- Amy Brenneman (born 1964), best known for her roles on the TV series "NYPD Blue" and "Judging Amy", for which she's received 5 Emmy nominations
- Amy Grant (born 1960), musician best known for her contemporary Christian music best known for her album "Hearts in Motion"
- Amy Ryan (born 1969), actress best known for Academy Award nominated role in the film "Gone Baby Gone" (2007) and for her television roles
- Amy Tan (born 1952), author best known for her Chinese fiction, specifically "The Joy Luck Club" (1989) and "Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat" (1994)
- Amy Winehouse (born 1983), British musician best known for her album "Back to Black", which won 5 Grammy Awards in 2008.
AndrewJKD  4/1/2008
Amy Johnson - July 1903 - First woman to make the solo flight to Australia - Died/Disappeared on 4th January 1941.
katelumley  4/28/2008
Regardless of my personal sentiments about this name, Amy is also the name of a demon [one of several entities known as Goetic Demons]. John Wier, in his Pseudomonarchia Daemonum, listed Amy as being a president of hell. To quote; 'Amy is a great president, and appeareth in a flame of fier, but having taken mans shape, he maketh one marvelous in astrologie, and in all the liberall sciences, he procureth excellent familiars, he bewraieth treasures preserved by spirits, he hath the governement of thirtie six legions, he is partlie of the order of angels, partlie of potestats, he hopeth after a thousand two hundreth yeares to returne to the seventh throne: which is not credible.'

Interestingly, this Amy is masculine. Hmmm. Anyway. A rather unusual namesake but, I suppose, not something the average man on the street is going to know and associate with your 'angelic' little daughter Amy, haha.
― Anonymous User  7/29/2008
Amy Sorel is a playable character in Soul Calibur III and IV.
ICEyun  2/24/2009
Scottish pop singer Amy MacDonald.
― Anonymous User  3/28/2009
Amy is actually a name of a demon. From Johann Wier's Pseudomonarchia daemonum, they are the 58th spirit, a President of Hell.

"Amy is a great president, and appeareth in a flame of fier, but having taken mans shape, he maketh one marvelous in astrologie, and in all the liberall sciences, he procureth excellent familiars, he bewraieth treasures preserved by spirits, he hath the governement of thirtie six legions, he is partlie of the order of angels, partlie of potestats, he hopeth after a thousand two hundreth yeares to returne to the seventh throne: which is not credible." (Quote from Johann Wier's Pseudomonarchia daemonum)
― Anonymous User  3/30/2009
A famous Amy I know of is Amy Price-Francis, an English-Canadian actress who plays Melissa Banks on A&E's The Cleaner.
metalmodel  5/27/2009
Amy Robsart was the first wife of Robert Dudley a favourite of queen Elizabeth 1. Who suspicious death of falling down the stairs has been attributed to her husband.
Anton  3/13/2010
Amy is the name of a character in Matt Groening's animated tv show 'Futurama'. She is a Japanese girl who is rich, pretty and rather shallow.
― Anonymous User  4/9/2010
Singer Amy Studt, whose songs include 'Misfit' and 'Just a Little Girl', is a bearer of this name.

Also, Amy Pond is the name of Doctor Who's newest assistant.
Saffine Grace  4/19/2010
Amy Carmichael - An Irish missionary to India. She spent 55 years there without a furlough. Amy founded a mission in Donhnavur, saving scores of young girls from becoming Hindu temple prostitutes. She was called Amma, which means "mother" in Tamil.

Regarding all the mean-spirited comments about Amy and other names, the name does make the person, the person makes the name. Make sure people have a good association with your name when they hear it.
Jamesina  7/16/2010
Oh, no, and then there's Amy Fisher.
― Anonymous User  3/26/2011
There's also a character in the 39 Clues books named Amy Cahill.
MonsterGrapefruit  5/19/2011
There is a character called Amy Farrah Fowler on the TV show The Big Bang Theory.
― Anonymous User  12/10/2011
Amy Robsart was the tragic wife of Elizabeth the First's favourite Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester.
Sir Walter Scott tells her story in his historical novel "Kemilworth".
I've always loved the name Amy after reading that book.
― Anonymous User  4/22/2012
Amy is the name of the baby on the TV series "Up All Night".
Kelly716  11/6/2012
Comedian Amy Poehler (born 1971), best known as a cast member on SNL and Parks & Recreation.
sea7968  2/18/2013
There is a book titled 'Amy and Roger's Epic Detour' by Morgan Matson.
― Anonymous User  7/28/2013
"Amy & Matthew" is a love story by Cammie McGovern.
― Anonymous User  4/7/2014
Amy-Leigh Hickman, an actress known for her role as Carmen Howle in the British children's TV series, Tracy Beaker Returns and The Dumping Ground.
― Anonymous User  8/16/2014
Amy Raudenfeld is a main character on MTV's new series Faking It. She is portrayed by Uzbek American actress Rita Volk.
hkols  9/30/2014
Amy Elliott-Dunne is the title character in the Gillian Flynn novel "Gone Girl" (2012), and is played by Rosamund Pike in the film adaptation (2014). At first the audience believes that she was an overly-trusting wife who grew to fear her husband and met a bad end, but soon things are revealed to be not all that they seem. (I'm trying to avoid spoilers.)

Also, the character's parents wrote a children's book series partially based on her, called "Amazing Amy," though they wrote the character to be much more talented in many areas than their child actually was. This... had an effect on Amy.
erb816  10/24/2014
A famous barer of this name is British anti-bullying campaigner Amy Moloney.
OttilieMaisie  4/3/2015
Amy Morris is a close friend of Holly Hobbie.
― Anonymous User  5/17/2015
Amy Gumm is the main protagonist of the "Dorothy Must Die" series by Danielle Paige.
― Anonymous User  3/26/2016
Amy Estella Colley is a beauty queen from Jonesborough, Tennessee who has competed in the Miss USA pageant. She graduated from David Crockett High School in 2002. Colley first competed in the Miss Tennessee 2002 pageant where she won a preliminary swimsuit award but did not place. Later that year she competed in the Miss Tennessee Teen USA pageant, and placed in the top six alongside Lauren Grissom and winner Rachel Smith, who would also go on to win consecutive Miss Tennessee USA title in later years. In late 2003 she competed in the Miss Tennessee USA pageant for the first time, placing first runner-up to Stephanie Culberson. Culberson would later place fourth runner-up in the nationally televised Miss USA 2004 pageant. Colley returned the following year, winning the Miss Tennessee USA 2005 title. Colley then represented Tennessee in the Miss USA 2005 pageant broadcast live from Baltimore, Maryland in April 2005. She did not place in the pageant, ending Tennessee's run of two consecutive top five placements. The pageant was won by Chelsea Cooley of North Carolina.
cutenose  2/27/2017
Amy Wong, voiced by Lauren Tom, is a main character from the Fox and Comedy Central television animated series Futurama. She works as an intern at Planet Express. She is a ditzy, spoiled, wealthy daughter of agriculturalist-industrialist Han Chinese rancher parents who raise buggalo on Mars. A graduate student for most of the series' run, in season six, she earns her Ph. D in Applied Physics from Mars University, earning her the title of Doctor.
cutenose  3/2/2017
"Come along, Pond(s)!"
~ Eleventh Doctor
Amy Pond was a fictional character in the British TV series Doctor Who. Her real name was Amelia, but she shortened it while growing up.
Moonberri-Dew  3/13/2017

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