Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. AY-mee
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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.

Related Names

VariantsAimee, Ami, Amie
Other Languages & CulturesAimée(French) Amata(Late Roman) Amée(Medieval French) Amada(Spanish)
User SubmissionAmý

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Entry updated July 28, 2009