Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. AH-mən(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Ἄμμων (Ammon), the Greek form of Egyptian jmn (reconstructed as Yamanu) meaning "the hidden one". In early Egyptian mythology he was a god of the air, creativity and fertility, who was particularly revered in Thebes. Later, during the Middle Kingdom, his attributes were combined with those of the god Ra and he was worshipped as the supreme solar deity Amon-Ra.

Related Names

VariantsAmen, Ammon, Amun, Yamanu
Feminine FormsAmonet, Amunet, Yamanut
User SubmissionsÁmon, Amon


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Name Days

Poland: December 20


Entry updated November 20, 2020