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ÂMÂSE m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
AMASHILU m Ancient Celtic
A Lepontic name.
AMASIA f Italian (Rare)
Feminine form of Amasio.
AMASIANO m Italian
Italian form of Amasianus.
AMASIANUS m Late Roman
Extended form of Amasius. This name was borne by an obscure saint from the 1st century AD, who was the very first bishop of the Italian coastal city of Taranto.
AMASIAS m Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Form of Amaziah used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
AMASIO m Italian (Rare)
Italian form of Amasius.
AMASIS m Ancient Egyptian (Hellenized), History
Variant form of Άμωσις (Amosis), which is the hellenized form of the ancient Egyptian name IaH-ms or I'h-ms meaning "son of Iah". It is composed of the name of the Egyptian god Iah combined with the word mes "son" or mesu "be born"... [more]
AMASIUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Ἀμασιος (Amasios), which is probably either a Greek variant form of Amasis or of Amasias. The former appears to be the more likely of the two, due to the historically close trade relations between Greece and Egypt... [more]
AMASJA m & f Dutch (Rare)
Dutch form of Amaziah. This name has always been extremely rare in the Netherlands and was also an exclusively masculine name until around the '60s of the 20th century. Around that time, the name also began to be used on females, due to the fact that the name's appearance and pronunciation is quite similar to that of Slavic feminine names like Anja, Katja, Natasja and Sonja, all of which were commonly used in the Netherlands at the time.... [more]
AMASTAN m Tuareg
Means "protector, defender" in Tuareg, derived from the Tamazight root esten meaning "to protect, to defend".
AMASTANE m Northern African, Berber
Variant transcription of Amastan.
AMAT m Polish (Archaic), Catalan (Rare), Gascon (Archaic)
Catalan, Polish and Gascon form of Amatus.
AMAT f Medieval Arabic (Moorish), Arabic
An Arabic word meaning "maidservant". Often combined with a reference to god, as in Amaterrahmane.
AMATALÁ f Spanish
Variant form of Amatallah used by hispanophone muslims.
Means "maidservant of the omniscient" from Arabic أمة ال (amat al) meaning "maidservant of the" combined with عليم (alim) meaning "omniscient".
Means "maidservant of the all-provider" from Arabic أمة ال (amat al) meaning "maidservant of the" and رزاق (razzāq) "provider, sustainer". In Islamic tradition, الرزاق (ar-Razzāq) is one of the 99 names of Allah.
AMATASANA f Medieval Italian
From Italian amata "loved" (cf. Amata) and sana "healthy".
AMATE f Basque (Modern, Rare)
Coined by Sabino Arana Goiri and Koldo Elizalde as an equivalent of Amata.
AMATERRAHMANE f Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Means "maidservant of the merciful" from Arabic أمة ال (amat al) meaning "maidservant of the" combined with رحمن (rahman) meaning "merciful".
AMATHAUNTA f Near Eastern Mythology
In Sumerian mythology she is the goddess of the ocean, possibly related to Poseidon. She was also worshipped by Sumerian immigrants in Egypt which lead to some believing her to be an Egyptian goddess... [more]
AMATHIA f Greek Mythology (Latinized, ?)
A form of Amatheia. In Greek myth this was the name of one of the Nereids, the 50 daughters of the sea god Nereus.
AMATI m Italian (Archaic)
Possibly a variant of Amato.
AMATIS f Literature
The name of Luke Garroway's sister in the book series "The Mortal Instruments" by Cassandra Clare (Amatis Herondale). Also means "you love" (pl) in Latin.
Tatar form of Amet-Han.
AMATO f & m Japanese
From Japanese 天 (ama) meaning "heaven, sky" combined with 斗 (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation. Other kanji combinations are possible.
AMÂTRE m French
French form of Amator.
AMATZA f Basque (Rare)
Name of the statue of the Virgin Mary of Iurreta (in the Biscay area).... [more]
AMÁU m Asturian
Asturian form of Amado.
AMAURI m Brazilian
Variant of Amaury.
AMAURIE f & m American
Variant of Amaury.
AMAYA f English
Variation of Maya(1) in English-speaking countries.
AMAYAS m Berber
Means "cheetah" in Tamazight.
AMAYO f Japanese
From Japanese 天 (ama) meaning "heavens, sky" combined with 世 (yo) meaning "world, society" or 代 (yo) meaning "generation". Other kanji combinations are possible.
AMAZAT m Tatar
Means "greatness" in Tatar, originally taken from Arabic azamat.
AMAZIAH m Biblical, English
From the Hebrew name אֲמַצְיָהוּ (Amasyahu) or (Amatsyahu) meaning "Yahweh is mighty" or "strengthened by Yahweh".... [more]
AMAZIGH m Berber, Northern African
Derived from the Central Atlas Tamazight word ⴰⵎⴰⵣⵉⵖ (Amaziɣ), which is the self-designation of the Berber (Amazigh) people of North Africa. The name itself is of unknown meaning, though folk etymologies claim the meaning of "free-man", deriving from Taznatit (Gurara) aze meaning "to be strong" and Tamasheq (a variety of Turareg) jeɣeɣ meaning "to be brave"... [more]
AMAZING f & m American
From the English word amazing, "Inspiring awe or admiration or wonder". From Old English āmasian.
AMBA f Indian
Means "mother" in Sanskrit. In Indian mythology, Amba is an epithet of Parvati.
AMBAKUM m Armenian
Armenian form of Habakkuk.
AMBAR m & f Hebrew (Modern)
Combination of word "am" means "people; nation" with the name Bar
AMBARTO m Literature
Means "upwards-exalted" in Quenya. In Tolkien's Legendarium this is the mother-name of Amrod.
AMBARUSSA m Literature
Means "russet-top". In Tolkien's Legendarium this is the mother-name of Amras.
AMBELU m & f Amharic
Possibly means "commander" in Amharic.
AMBERA f Latvian (Modern, Rare)
Latvian adaptation of Amber.
French feminine form of Ambrosius (see Ambrose).
Combination of Amber and Jill
AMBERLEE f English (American, Modern, Rare)
Variant of Amberly. In other words, you could say that this is a combination of Amber and Lee.
Combination of Amber and Leigh.
AMBERLYNN f English (Modern, Rare)
Elaboration of Amber using the popular name suffix lyn.
AMBERS m English (American)
Transferred use of the surname Ambers.
AMBESA m Ethiopian (Modern)
The meaning of this Ethiopian names is "lion".
AMBESA f Tigrinya
Means "lioness" in Tigrinya.
AMBI m Medieval English, Norwegian
Old Norse short form of Arnbjǫrn.
AMBICA f Indian
Variant transcription of Ambika.
AMBIKA f Hinduism, Indian
Possibly means "dear mother" in Sanskrit. Ambika is a feminine personification of the Hindu goddess Durga and also another name for Parvati.
Italian form of Ambiorix.
AMBIORIX m Ancient Celtic, History
Continental Celtic name, derived from Celtic ambio "enclosure" (or ambi "around, about" or ambitio "rich") combined with Celtic rix "king." This was the name of one of the two kings of a Gaulish tribe called the Eburones, who was famous for revolting against Julius Caesar in 54 BC (which eventually led to the extermination of the Eburones).
Polish form of Ambiorix.
AMBO m & f Efik
AMBRACIA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
In Greek mythology Ambracia was the daughter of Melaneus, son of Apollo and Oechalia. The ancient Greek city of Ambracia in Epirus was named after her.
The history of the name "Ambransh" is none. its is the name that got deprived when two lovely parents of his decided to combine their names, Amber and Ansh, and ambransh was created. It is the only name in the world
AMBRAZIEJUS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Ambrosios.
AMBREEN f Pakistani, Arabic (Rare)
Means "good scented" in Arabic.
AMBRIE f English
Meaning unknown, possibly a rhyming variant of Cambrie.
Dutch form of Ambriel.
AMBRIEL m Judeo-Christian Legend
Allegedly means "energy of God" in Hebrew. In Jewish and Christian mythology, this is the name of an angel associated with the zodiacal sign of Gemini and the month of May. It was found engraved on a Hebrew amulet for warding off evil.
Combination of Amber or Ambre and the suffix -ella.
AMBRIELLE f English (American, Modern, Rare)
Blend of Amber and Brielle, or a feminine form of Ambriel.
AMBRINE f French
French transcription of Ambreen, or diminutive of Ambre.
AMBROGGIU m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Ambrose.
AMBROGIA f Italian
Feminine form of Ambrogio.
Feminine form of Ambrogio.
Feminine form of Ambroise.
AMBRÒS m Catalan
Catalan form of Ambrose.
AMBROS m German
German form of Ambrose. A known bearer of this name was the Austrian composer Ambros Rieder (1771-1855).
AMBRÒSI m Occitan, Gascon
Occitan and Gascon form of Ambrose.
Elaboration of Ambrosia. May be an elaboration of French Ambrosine, a feminization of Ambrose.
AMBROSINUS m Literature, Popular Culture
This is the latinized name of Merlin in the novel "The Last Legion" written by Valerio Massimo Manfredi (b. 1943), but also in the 2007 film based on the book. In the novel, his full name is Meridius Ambrosinus (while his original Gaelic name is Myrddin Emrys), but he is usually referred to as simply Ambrosinus.
AMBRÓSÍUS m Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Ambrose or Ambrosius
AMBRÒSU m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Ambrose.
AMBROSU m Sardinian
Sardinian form of Ambrosius (see Ambrose).
AMBRÓZ m Slovak
Slovak form of Ambrosius (see Ambrose).
AMBROZ m Croatian
Croatian form of Ambrosius (see Ambrose).
AMBRÓZIA f Hungarian
Hungarian form of Ambrosia.
AMBROZIJA f Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Croatian, Lithuanian and Serbian form of Ambrosia.
AMBROZIU m Romanian
Romanian form of Ambrose.
AMBUJA f Hindi
Means "lotus", ultimately from अंबु (ambu) meaning "water".
AMBURO f Somali
Seems to be derived from the surname Amburo.
AMBY m English (Rare)
Short form of Ambrose.
AMČA f Czech
Diminutive form of Amélie.
AMDÍR m Literature
Possibly means "hope" or "looking up" in Sindarin. In 'Tolkien's Legendarium' this is the name of an elf, the King of Lórien. He was also called Malgalad.
AMDZHED m Circassian
Kabardian form of Amjad.... [more]
AME f & m Japanese
From Japanese "rain" or "candy".
AME m West Frisian
West Frisian short form of names that contain the Germanic element amal "work". However, there are also instances where it is a short form of names of which the second element starts with an 'm' - the name Adelmar is a good example of that.
AMEA f English
Possibly a short form of Amadea, or a variation of Amy or Amaia.
AMÉDÉRINE f French (Rare, Archaic)
Extremely rare feminization of Amédée.
AMEEN m Indian (Muslim), Urdu, Arabic, Dhivehi
Variant transcription of Amin.
AMEENA f Arabic, Indian (Muslim), Urdu, Dhivehi
Variant transcription of Amina.
AMEENAH f Arabic
Variant of Amina.
AMEER m Arabic
Variant of Amir.
AMEERA f Arabic, Dhivehi, Malay
Variant transcription of Amirah.
AMEERAH f Malay, Arabic
Variant transcription of Amirah.
AMEILIA f English
Variant of Amelia.
AMEINODORA f Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ἄμεινον (ameinon) "better" and δωρον (doron) "gift".
AMEINOKLEIA f Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ἄμεινον (ameinon) "better" and κλεος (kleos) "fame, glory".
AMĖJA f Lithuanian
A recent coinage, either a Livonized form of the Sanskrit Ameyaa or the Basque Amaia.
AMEĸ f Greenlandic
Means "skin" in Greenlandic.
AMEKO f Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 雨 (ame) "rain" and 子 (ko) "child".... [more]
An alternative name for the Okinawan creator goddess Amanchuu. Her name is derived from 天 (ame) meaning "heavens, sky", 久 (kyu) meaning "a long time", 神 (shin) meaning "spirit, deity", 乙女 (otome) meaning "daughter, maiden, virgin", 王 (ō) meaning "king", 御 (here read as 'an'), an honourific particle, and 神 (kami) meaning "spirit, deity".
AMÉLA f Kashubian
Kashubian form of Amalia.
Dutch form of Amalberga.
Dutch form of Amalberge.
AMELCIA f Polish
Polish diminutive of Amelia.
AMÈLE f Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare), French (Rare)
Likely a variant transcription of Amelle.
AMELE f Basque (Rare)
Basque form of Amelia.
AMELE f Yiddish
Possibly a form of Amalya.
AMELEKI m Mormon
Nephite record keeper (c. 130 BC) and also a seeker of Zeniff's people (c. 121 BC).
AMELI f English
Variant of Amelie.
AMELÍA f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Amelia.
AMĒLIJA f Latvian
Latvian form of Amelia.
AMELINHA f Portuguese
Diminutive of Amelia.
AMELIO m Italian
Masculine form of Amelia.
AMELIORA f English
From the word ameliorate, which means "to make something better."
AMELITA f Spanish, Italian
Diminutive of Amelia.
AMELL f Arabic
Variant of Amal.
AMELLE f Arabic (Maghrebi, Gallicized), French
Gallicized feminine form of Amel, ultimately from the Arabic Amal.
Variant of Amalrik.
AMELY f English
Variant of Amelie.
AMEMNAR f Judeo-Christian Legend
A sorceress mentioned in Talmud (Pes. 110).
AMENA f Arthurian Romance
The name of a queen helped by Sir Gawain's son Wigalois in an Arthurian romance written by German knight Wirnt von Grafenberg in the early years of the 13th century. Its origin is uncertain; some scholars argue that it might be an adoption of Arabic Amina, while others theorize a derivation from Spanish ameno "delightful" (see Amoena).
AMENA f Muslim
Variant transcription of Amina.
AMENA f Japanese
From Japanese 飴 (ame) meaning "candy" combined with 奈 (na) meaning "apple tree". Other kanji combinations are possible.
AMENAGHAWON f & m Western African, Edo
Literally translated to "the water you shall drink" in Edo, from the proverb Amen na gha won ighi le se omwan rhae, meaning "the water you shall drink will surely come to be", implying that what is destined to be, will be.
AMENEH f Persian
Persian form of Aminah (1).
AMENEMHAT m Ancient Egyptian
Means "Amun is in front" in Coptic. This was the name of many men in ancient Egyptian history, including eight pharaohs.
AMENIRDIS f Ancient Egyptian
Means "she was given by Amun" in Egyptian.
AMENMESSE m Ancient Egyptian
Means "born of Amun" in Egyptian.
AMENMOSE m Ancient Egyptian
Means "born of or fashioned by Amun" in Coptic. This was the name of two Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs and a vizier.
AMENNAKHT m Ancient Egyptian
Means "Amun is strong" in Egyptian.
AME-NO-UZUME f Japanese Mythology
Japanese goddess of dawn, mirth and revelry. Her name is derived from 天 (ame) meaning "sky, heavens", 宇 (u) meaning "roof, eaves, house" or "the whole world", 受 (zu) meaning "accept" and 売 (me) meaning "sell", or meaning "ornamental hairpen" and 女 (me) meaning "woman".
AMENY m Ancient Egyptian
Likely a diminutive derived ultimately from AMUN. Ameny Qemau was an Egyptian pharaoh of the 13th Dynasty during the Second Intermediate Period. He ruled for about two years over most of Egypt, from c.1793 BCE to c.1791 BCE... [more]
ÁMÉÓHNÉ'E f Cheyenne
Means "walks along woman", from Cheyenne -ameohe "go by quickly" and -e'é indicating the feminine.
AMEQ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Ameĸ.
AMER m Arabic, Bosnian
Variant transcription of 'Aamir.
AMERA f Arabic (Egyptian), Arabic
Variant transcription of Amira.
AMERAĸ f Greenlandic
Means "velvet (on stag antlers), bark" in Greenlandic.
AMERGIN m Irish Mythology
This was the name of two poets in Irish mythology.
Possibly means "pure" in Tatar.
AMERI f Japanese
From Japanese 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia", 芽 (me) meaning "bud, sprout, shoot" combined with 理 (ri) meaning "reason, logic". Other kanji combinations are possible.
AMERIA f Medieval English
Of uncertain origin and meaning. Current theories include a feminine form of Old French Amauri (see Amaury).
AMERIA f Japanese
From Japanese 阿 (a) meaning "big mound", 芽 (me) meaning "bud, sprout, shoot", 莉 (ri) meaning "white jasmine, Asian pear" combined with 阿 (a), again meaning "big mound"... [more]
AMERICAN m American
From American meaning "a citizen of the U.S." Possibly given in reference of being an American.
AMERICUS m History
Latin form of Amerigo.
AMERIE f Medieval English, English (Rare)
Late medieval variant of Ameria. It was revived in the 1800s.... [more]
AMERIGOTTO m Medieval Italian
Diminutive of Amerigo, as -otto is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.
AMERIGUCCIO m Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian diminutive of Amerigo, as -uccio is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.
AMERIKA f American
Variant of America.
AMERIL m Filipino, Maguindanao, Maranao
Meaning uncertain, probably of Arabic origin.
AMERIS f English (Rare), Brazilian (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Amaris influenced by the Latin ameris, from amō meaning "I love".
AMERSAĸ f Greenlandic
Means "worn-out cover made of skin" in Greenlandic.
AMES m English
Transferred use of the surname Ames.
AMESSAN m Berber
Means "wise" in Tamazight.
AMESTRIS f Ancient Persian (Hellenized)
Ionic Greek variant of Άμαστρις (Amāstris), the Hellenized form of an Old Persian name, perhaps from a hypothetic name like *Amāstrī- (composed of the elements *ama- "strength, strong" and *strī- "woman")... [more]
AMET m Crimean Tatar
Crimean Tatar form of Ahmad.
AMET-HAN m Crimean Tatar
Combination of Amet and the Mongolian title хан (khan) meaning "leader, ruler, commander".
AMETISTA f Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Amethyst.
AMETISZT f Hungarian (Rare)
Means "amethyst" in Hungarian.
AMETRINE f English (Rare)
The name of a gemstone.
AMETSA f Basque (Rare)
Derived from Basque amets, "dream".
AMETZ m Basque
Means "oak" in Basque.
AMETZA f Basque
Basque word for the "Pyrenean oak" (quercus pyrenaica).... [more]
Means "people are more valuable than material things" in Ewe.
AMEY f American
Variant of Amy.
AMEYA m Indian
Ameya is a Sanskrit word/name which literally translates to "the one without any dirt". This can mean either "pure" or "innocent". Another commonly interpreted meaning of this name is, "boundless" or "magnanimous"... [more]
AMEYA f Japanese
Means "midnight rain" in Japanese.
Derived from Nahuatl ameyalli meaning "spring" and xochitl meaning "flower".
AMEYO f Akan
Means "Saturday" in Akan.
AMEZ m Kurdish
Meaning "hug" in Kurdish.
AMEZIANE m Berber, Northern African
Variant of Meziane (chiefly Algerian and Moroccan).
AMEZTIA f Basque (Rare)
From the name of a mountain in Spain.
AMFIARAY m Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Amphiaraos.
AMFILOCHIOS m Greek (Rare)
Modern Greek form of Amphilochios. A notable bearer of this name is the Greek saint Amfilochios of Patmos (1889-1970), whose name is usually written as Amphilochios in non-Greek sources.
AMGAD m Arabic (Egyptian)
Egyptian transcription of Amjad.
AMGALAN m & f Mongolian, Buryat
Means "peaceful, calm" in Mongolian and Buryat.
ÁMGERÐR f Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse ámr "black, loathsome, dark" and garðr "enclosure, protection". This is the name of a giantess in Norse mythology.
AMGID m Mormon
A Jaredite king.
AMHALGHAIDH m Irish (Archaic)
Borne by an early king of Munster, and an early king of Connacht. Can be anglicized as Auley or Awley.
AMHAR m Judeo-Christian Legend
Son of Arthur is English legend.
AMHERST m & f American
Name of a town in Massachusetts, and name of a college, UMass Amherst.
AMIA f Medieval English (Latinized)
Latinization of Amy via the variant Amya.
AMIA f English (Rare)
Perhaps a variant of Amaya, a diminutive of any name beginning with Am-, or derived from the Latin amor meaning "love" or a feminine form of Amias.
AMIAH f English (American)
Either a merged form of Amy and Mariah or a variant of Amia
AMIANA f Spanish (Archaic)
Spanish form of Ammiana. Also compare the masculine counterpart Amiano.
AMIANE m Georgian
Georgian form of Ammianus.
AMIANO m Spanish (Archaic), Portuguese (Archaic)
Spanish and Portuguese form of Ammianus.
AMIBESA f Amharic
Means "lioness" in Amharic.
AMIC m Gascon
Gascon form of Amicus as well as a direct adoption of Gascon amic "friend".
AMICA f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Amicus.
ÂMICE f Jèrriais
Means "friendly, amicable" in Jèrriais.
AMICIE f French
French cognate of Amice (compare Amicia).
AMICITIA f Roman Mythology (Anglicized)
Means "friendship" in Latin. Amicitia was the Roman goddess of friendship and affection. Her Greek equivalent is Philotes.
AMICUS m Ancient Roman
Means "friend" in Latin.
AMIDA m Japanese Mythology
The god to whom the Japanese turned at the moment of death.
AMIDAN m Hebrew (Rare)
Means "my people are righteous, my nation is just" in Hebrew.
AMIDOR m Hebrew
Means "my generation of people" in Hebrew.
AMIËL m Dutch
Dutch form of Amiel.
AMIEL m Biblical, Hebrew
Variant of Ammiel. Occurs in the Book of Numbers 13:12: Amiel, who represented the tribe of Dan, was one of the twelve spies sent out by Moses to survey the land of Canaan.
AMIEN m Indonesian
Indonesian form of Amin.
AMIER m Indonesian, Malay
Indonesian and Malay form of Amir (1).
Malay feminine form of Amir (1).
AMIEZER m Hebrew
Means "my nation is my support" in Hebrew.
AMIGAAT m & f Bandial
Means "He/she has a skinny leg" in Banjal (also known as Gújjolaay Eegimaa).
AMIJAN m Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian
Croatian, Macedonian and Serbian form of Ammianus.
AMIK m Medieval Basque
Derived from Latin amicus "friend" (compare Amicus and Amic).
AMIKA f Japanese
From Japanese 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia", 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful" combined with 香 (ka) meaning "fragrance". Other kanji combinations are possible.
AMIKAM m Jewish
Means "my people has risen up" in Hebrew. This is a modern name.
AMIKÉ f Esperanto
Esperanto form of Amika.
AMIL m Bosnian, Arabic
Variant of Amel.
AMILA f Bosnian
Feminine form of Amil.
AMILAMIA f Basque, Basque Mythology, Spanish (Mexican, Rare)
In Basque mythology, Amilamia is a benevolent being who helps those in need.... [more]
AMILDE f Estonian
Variant of Amilda.
AMILE m & f English (Rare)
variant of Émile.
AMILEY f English
Variant of Emily.
AMILIO m English
Variant of Emilio.
AMILY f English
Variant of Emily.
AMILYN f English (Modern, Rare), Popular Culture
Modern variant of Amelia. In popular culture, this is the name of a Resistance general from Star Wars: The Last Jedi.