Amharic Names

Amharic names are used in Ethiopia.
gender
usage
Abeba አበባ f Eastern African, Amharic
Means "flower" in Amharic.
Aberash አበራሽ f Eastern African, Amharic
Means "giving off light, shining" in Amharic.
Alemayehu አለማየሁ m & f Eastern African, Amharic
Means "I have seen the world" in Amharic.
Berhane ብርሃኔ m & f Eastern African, Amharic
Means "my light" in Amharic.
Berhanu ብርሃኑ m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "his light" in Amharic.
Dawit ዳዊት m Eastern African, Amharic
Amharic form of David.
Dejen ደጀን m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "foundation, support" in Amharic.
Desta ደስታ f & m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "joy" in Amharic.
Ermias ኤርምያስ m Eastern African, Amharic
Amharic form of Jeremiah.
Eskender እስክንድር m Eastern African, Amharic
Amharic form of Alexander.
Etenesh እቴነሽ f Eastern African, Amharic
Means "you are my sister" in Amharic.
Haregewoin ሓረገ ወይን f Eastern African, Amharic
Means "grape vine" in Amharic.
Hiwot ህይወት f Eastern African, Amharic
Means "life" in Amharic.
Kidist ቅድስት f Eastern African, Amharic
Means "blessed" in Amharic.
Konjit ቆንጂት f Eastern African, Amharic
From Amharic ቆንጆ (qonjo) meaning "beautiful".
Lishan ሊሻን f & m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "award" in Amharic.
Lulit ሉሊት f Eastern African, Amharic
From Amharic ሉል (lul) meaning "pearl".
Meklit መክሊት f Eastern African, Amharic
Means "talent" in Amharic.
Seble ሰብለ f Eastern African, Amharic
Means "harvest" in Amharic.
Sisay ሲሳይ m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "good omen" in Amharic.
Tadesse ታደሠ m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "revived" in Amharic.
Tafari ተፈሪ m Eastern African (Rare), Amharic (Rare)
Possibly means "he who inspires awe" in Amharic. This name was borne by Lij Tafari Makonnen (1892-1975), also known as Haile Selassie, the last emperor of Ethiopia. Rastafarians (Ras Tafari meaning "king Tafari") revere him as the earthly incarnation of God.
Tamrat ታምራት m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "miracle" in Amharic.
Tariku ታሪኩ m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "his history, his story" in Amharic.
Tesfaye ተስፋዬ m Eastern African, Amharic
From Amharic ተስፋ (tasfa) meaning "hope".
Tewodros ቴዎድሮስ m Eastern African, Amharic
Amharic form of Theodore.
Werknesh ወርቅነሽ f Eastern African, Amharic
Alternate transcription of Amharic ወርቅነሽ (see Worknesh).
Workneh ወርቅነህ m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "you are gold", from Amharic ወርቅ (warq) meaning "gold".
Worknesh ወርቅነሽ f Eastern African, Amharic
Feminine form of Workneh.
Yewubdar የውብዳር f Eastern African, Amharic
Means "beautiful beyond limits" from Amharic ውብ (wb) meaning "beautiful" and ዳር (dar) meaning "limit, horizon, frontier, shore".
Yohannes ዮሐንስ m Eastern African, Amharic
Amharic form of John.