Gender Masculine
Usage Frisian

Meaning & History

Originally a short form of Adelmar (and other names starting with the Old German element adal "noble" and a second element beginning with m [1]).

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesÆðelmær(Anglo-Saxon) Elmar(German) Adelmar(Germanic) Elmārs(Latvian) Edelmiro(Spanish)


Sources & References

  1. Nederlandse Voornamenbank, entry Amse, available from
Entry updated December 7, 2022