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AMINA f Japanese (Modern)
Combination of Ami (3) and Na.
AMINADAB m Mormon (Rare), English (Puritan), Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
From Hebrew meaning, "my kinsmen are noble." According to the genealogies of Genesis, he was born of Ram (also known as Aram) during the Israelite exile in Ancient Egypt. He was the father of Nahshon, chief of the tribe of Judah (Numbers 1:7; 2:3; 7:12, 17; 10:14)... [more]
AMINADI m Mormon
Descendent of Nephi.
AMINAĸ m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
AMINANDRO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Amynander.
AMINAQ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Aminaĸ.
AMINAT f Chechen, Dagestani, Lak
Chechen and Dagestani form of Aminah.
AMINATA f Western African
Western African elaboration of Aminah.
AMINATOU f Western African
Western African elaboration of Amina.
AMINATTA f Western African (Rare)
Variant of Aminata. This is borne by Aminatta Forna (1964-), a British writer of Scottish and Sierra Leonean descent.
AMINNGUAQ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic Inuit feminine name derived from ameq meaning "skin" and -nnguaq meaning "dear, little".
AMINODIN m Maranao
Maranao form of Amin al-Din.
AMINON m Ossetian Mythology
Meaning unknown. This is the name of the Ossetian gatekeeper of the underworld.
AMINTOR m Theatre
Variant of Amyntor. This was used by Beaumont and Fletcher for the hero of their play 'The Maid's Tragedy' (ca. 1608-11) and later by Isaac Bickerstaffe for a character in his comic opera 'Daphne and Amintor' (1765).
AMINTORE m Italian
Italian form of Amyntor.
AMINUDDIN m Malay
Malay form of Amin ud-Din.
AMINULLAH m Arabic, Indonesian, Urdu, Malay
Means "truthful God", derived from Arabic أَمِين (ʾamīn) meaning "truthful, trustworthy, loyal" (see Amin) and الله (Allāh).
AMIOR m & f Hebrew (Rare), Jewish (Rare)
Means "my nation is a light, my nation is a beacon" in Hebrew.
ÄMIR m Tatar, Bashkir
Tatar and Bashkir form of Amir.
AMÍR m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Amir.
AMÍRA f Icelandic (Modern)
Icelandic form of Amira.
AMIRA f Japanese
From Japanese 愛 (a) meaning "love, affection" combined with 鏡 (mira) meaning "mirror". Other kanji combinations are possible.
AMIRACLE f African American
Combination of the suffix a and Miracle.
AMIRAM m Hebrew
Variant form of Amram. A known bearer of this name is the Israeli chemist and activist Amiram Goldblum (b. 1945).
AMIRAN m Hebrew
Variant form of Amiron.
ƏMIRASLAN m Azerbaijani
Means "prince of lions", from the Arabic title أمير‎‎ (ʾamīr) meaning "prince, commander" (see Amir (1)) combined with the name Aslan.
AMIRASLAN m Azerbaijani
Variant transcription of Əmiraslan.
AMIRBAI f Indian
An Indian name. A famous bearer of this name is Amirbai Karnataki (1906 - 3 March 1965) was a famous actress/singer and playback singer of the early Hindi cinema and was famous as Kannada Kokila.
AMIRBEK m Kazakh, Tajik, Kyrgyz, Uzbek
Combination of Arabic أَمِير (ʾamīr) meaning "prince, commander" (see Amir (1)) and the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
AMIRI m Arabic
Means "prince" in Arabic.
AMIRI f Japanese
From Japanese 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia", 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful" combined with 莉 (ri) meaning "white jasmine" or 理 (ri) meaning "reason, logic". Other kanji combinations are possible.
AMIRIA f Maori
Maori form of Amelia.
AMIRIA f Japanese
From Japanese 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia", 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful", 莉 (ri) meaning "white jasmine" combined with 杏 (a) meaning "apricot". Other kanji combinations are possible... [more]
AMIRINDO m Georgian (Rare)
Derived from Middle Persian amir-e Hind meaning "Emir of India". The first word in that sentence is the Arabic military title Emir (Amīr in Arabic), which is ultimately derived from Arabic أمير (amīr) meaning "commander, ruler, prince"... [more]
ÄMIRKHAN m Tatar, Bashkir
Combination of Ämir and the Turkic title khan meaning "leader, ruler".
AMIRKHAN m Kazakh, Circassian, Azerbaijani, Dagestani, Ossetian, Indian (Muslim)
Derived from the Arabic title أَمِير (ʾamīr) meaning "prince, commander" combined with the Turkic title khan meaning "leader, ruler". It is also an Azerbaijani variant transcription of Əmirxan.
AMIRON m Hebrew
Means "my nation is a song" or "my people sings" in Hebrew, derived from Hebrew עַם (am) "nation, people" combined with Hebrew רֹן (ron) "singing, song" as well as "joyful sounds, shout of joy".
AMIRUL m Malay, Bengali
First part of compound Arabic names beginning with أمير ال (ʾamīr al) meaning "prince of the, commander of the" (such as Amirullah).
AMISA f Japanese
From Japanese 青 (a) meaning "blue", 海 (mi) meaning "sea, ocean" combined with 砂 (sa) meaning "sand". Other kanji combinations are possible.
AMISADAI m & f Biblical (All), American (Hispanic)
Meaning "the Almighty is my relative" or "people of the Almighty" in Hebrew.
AMISH m Indian
Means "free of deceit" or "truthful".
AMISHA f Indian, Hindi, Gujarati
Derived from Sanskrit आमिष (amiśa) meaning "lust, desire, longing".
AMITH m Indian, Kannada, Sinhalese, Telugu, Tamil
South Indian and Sinhalese form of Amit (1).
AMITHYA f Sanskrit, Nepali, Hinduism, Gujarati, Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Marathi, Hindi
MEANING - not-falsely, truthfully. Here अ means not + मिथ्या means false, lie
AMITI f & m Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Means "my friend" or "my colleague" in Hebrew, usually used as a diminutive of Amit (2).
AMITIE f Popular Culture
Derived from French amitié, meaning "friendship". The most famous barer of this name is Puyo Puyo character Amitie.
AMITIS f Persian
Modern Persian form of Amytis.
AMITOLA f Native American
Means "rainbow" in Dakota.
AMIYA m & f Indian, African American
Possibly derived from the Sanskrit word amaya (अमाय) meaning "free from deceit, guileless". May also be a variant of AMAYA.... [more]
AMKE f West Frisian (Rare)
Means "eagle" in Frisian.
AML f Arabic
Variant of Amel.
AMLAITH m Literature
A character from J. R. R. Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings" series bears this name. Amlaith was the king of the fictional kingdom of Arthedain. His name is derived from a Sindarin word.
AMLESET f Tigrinya
Means "she made it return" in Tigrinya.
AMLETH m Literature, Medieval Scandinavian
Origins uncertain. This earlier form of Hamlet appeared in a story published by Danish writer Christiern Pedersen in 1514, based on a legend recorded by Saxo Grammaticus in his 'History of the Danes'.
AMLETHUS m Old Danish
Latinised form of Amlóði.
AMLETO m Italian
Italian form of Hamlet.
AMLICI m Mormon
Nephite dissenter.
AMLLIQ f Yupik
Meaning, “step.”
AMLODD m Welsh (Rare), Welsh Mythology
Variant of Amlawdd, derived from the Welsh intensifying prefix an-/am- and llawdd "praise". In Welsh myth he is the father of Eigyr (Igraine) and therefore the grandfather of King Arthur... [more]
AMLÓÐI m Ancient Scandinavian
Means "poor, weak fellow; fool, simpleton" in Old Norse, or derived from a combination of Old Norse of ama "to vex, annoy, molest" and Odin.
ÁMMÁ m Sami
Sami form of Amund.
AMMA m African
The god of fertility and of rain among the Dagon of Mali and Sudan.
AMMA f Norse Mythology, Old Swedish, Greenlandic
Has several possible meanings. May be a short form of names beginning with Arn- or Am-, derived from Old Swedish amma ("wet nurse"), Old Norse amma ("grandmother") or Old Norse ama ("dark one").... [more]
AMMAAKEALACHEHIIBAACHILAKACHEESH f Native American
Means "overcomes through faith" in either Cheyenne or Crow.
AMMAH m Mormon
Nephite missionary.
AMMAN m Arabic
Amman means peace... [more]
AMMAN m Ancient Hebrew
The given name of the second son of Lot, (The Veil), by his younger daughter meaning "Son of my Race" or "Son of my People. The father of the Ammanites, (AKA Ammonites). ... [more]
AMMAR m Indian
Means "immortal".
AMMARON m Mormon
Nephite record keeper.
AMMAVARU f Indian, Hinduism
An ancient goddess of India who existed before the beginning of time. She laid an egg that hatched into the divine trinity of Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva.
AMMAY m Indian, Sanskrit, Hinduism, Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Marathi, Kannada
Hindi, Sanskrit script : अम्मय... [more]
AMMAYI f Sanskrit, Hinduism, Gujarati, Bengali, Hindi
Hindi, Sanskrit script : अम्मयी... [more]
AMME f West Frisian, East Frisian
Feminine form of Ame.
AMMENGUYYAH m Bandial
Means "he has many graves" in Bandial.
AMMI m Jewish, Biblical, Jewish Legend, Hebrew
Means "my people" in Hebrew. This is the name of a character in the Old Testament, Hosea's second son, who was originally named Lo-Ammi meaning "not my people" but was renamed Ammi "my people"... [more]
AMMIÀ m Catalan
Catalan form of Ammianus.
AMMIAN m Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Ammianus.
AMMIANA f Late Roman, Italian (Rare)
Feminine form of Ammianus. It might also be interesting to know that Ammiana was the name of one of the islands in the Venetian lagoon, which sank after the Christmas Day earthquake in 1223 AD.
AMMIANO m Italian (Rare)
Italian form of Ammianus.
AMMIANUS m Late Roman, Late Greek (Latinized), History
From the late Roman cognomen Ammianus, which is of uncertain origin and meaning, but it is noteworthy that all of the bearers known to history are of Byzantine Greek descent. As such, the original form of the name must have been Ἀμμιανός (Ammianos), which thus means that Ammianus is a latinization of the original name.... [more]
AMMIE f English
Variant of Amy.
AMMIËL m Dutch
Dutch form of Ammiel.
AMMIEN m French
French form of Ammianus.
AMMINADAB m Hebrew
Means "my people are generous" in Hebrew. This is the name of a minor character in Genesis.
AMMINADIB m Biblical Hebrew
A person mentioned in the Old Testament in Song of Solomon 6:12, whose chariots were famed for their swiftness. Commentaries on the meaning differ, some stating the meaning is "my princely people" or "my willing people."
AMMIT f Egyptian Mythology
Means "devourer" or "soul eater". ... [more]
AMMIZABAD m Biblical Hebrew
Ammizabad was the son of Benaiah, who was the third and chief captain of the host under David(1 Chronicles 27:6). The first part of our name comes from the root 'mm, from whence stems the word 'umma, meaning "tribe" or "people." The root-verb zabad means "to give" or "bestow." Therefore, it possibly means, "to bestow on people."
ÁMMOL m Sami
Sami form of Amund.
ÁMMON m Sami
Sami form of Amund.
AMMONIA f American (Rare, Archaic), Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Ammon. In Greek mythology, Ammonia is an epithet of the goddess Hera.
AMMORON m Mormon
Nephite traitor, brother of Amalickiah, king of Lamanites after Amalickiah's death - killed by Teancum (c. 66-61 BC).
AMMY f Popular Culture
A nickname for Amethyst, Amber, Amity,or any female name starting with 'Am'. It has also been commonly used as a nickname for Amaterasu, one protagonist of the popular video game 'Okami'.
AMMY m Indian
In the case of Punjabi singer and film actor Ammy Virk it is a short form of Amninderpal.
AMMY m Romani (Rare)
Diminutive of Ambrose.
AMNERIS f Theatre
Possibly invented by the French Egyptologist Auguste Mariette for use in Verdi's opera 'Aida' (1871), where it belongs to a daughter of the Egyptian pharaoh, a jealous rival of the title character. Perhaps it was based on Amestris or a name of Egyptian origin.
AMNESTY f English (Rare)
from the word amnesty.
AMNIGADDAH m Mormon
Son of Aaron, the Jaredite king.
AMNOR m Mormon
Nephite spy in Amlicite campaign (c. 87 BC)
AMNUAI m & f Thai
Means "to give, to support" in Thai.
AMO-ADAWEHI m Cherokee
Meaning, "rain maker."
AMOE f Hawaiian, Chinese (Cantonese)
Hawaiian form of the Cantonese Amoy (Ah Mooi), meaning "younger sister.'
AMOENA f German (Rare, Archaic)
Derived from Latin amoenus, -a, -um "charming; delightful; pleasant", this name was occasionally used in German-speaking countries from the 1500s onward. It is, however, all but extinct in this day and age.
AMOGECHUKWU f Igbo
Means "no one knows God's timing" in Igbo.
AMOGELANG m & f South African, Sotho, Tswana
Means "welcome, receive or accept the child or situation".
AMOHELANG m Sotho
Means "receive" in Sotho.
AMOKE f & m Yoruba
Means "loving stroke" in Yoruba.
AMOL m Indian, Marathi
Means "hope".
AMON m Japanese
This name combines 亜 (a, tsu.gu) meaning "Asia, come after, rank next" or 阿 (a, o, omone.ru, kuma) meaning "corner, flatter, nook" with 門 (mon, kado, to) meaning "gate."... [more]
AMONDI f Swahili
Swahili form of Amani.
AMONULLO m Tajik, Uzbek (Rare)
Tajik and Uzbek form of Amanullah.
AMONUTE f Algonquin, Powhatan
Of unknown meaning. This was one of Pocahontas's 'secret' names.
AMOOR m Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, Nepali, Gujarati
"Astute"; "not-ignorant " ; "sharp-sighted "
AMOR m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Umar (chiefly Algerian and Tunisian).
AMORA f English, Spanish, Popular Culture
Meaning, "love."
AMORA f & m Portuguese
Means "blackberry" in Portuguese.
AMORAE f African American (Modern)
From the Latin word "Amor" which means to love
AMORÉ f Afrikaans (Modern)
Afrikaans form of Amore.
AMOREA f Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque name derived from Latin amor "love", recorded in Navarre in the 1300s.
AMORET f Literature
Perhaps based on the Italian word amoretto which is a representation of Cupid in a work of art. The word is based on amore meaning "love" combined with a diminutive suffix. ... [more]
AMORETA f Medieval Occitan
Possibly a form of Amoret.
AMORETTA f American (Rare)
Latinate spelling of AMORET and AMORETTE, from Edmund Spenser's "The Faerie Queene."
AMORETTE f English (Modern)
Modern constructed name with the intended meaning of "little love" or "little adored one", from the French amour meaning "love" and the common female suffix -ette. This name is not used in France.
AMORON m Mormon
a Nephite officer and spy (c. AD 380-400)
AMOROS m Medieval Occitan
Directly taken from the Old Occitan masculine adjective amoros "characterized by love; loving, amorous", ultimately from Medieval Latin amorōsus.
AMOROSA f Spanish (Rare), Medieval Basque
As a Spanish name, Amorosa is derived from Spanish amoroso, amorosa "loving; caring; affectionate". ... [more]
AMOROSO m Spanish (Rare)
Means "loving (of god)" in Spanish.
AMORU m Japanese
From Japanese 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia", 望 (mo) meaning "hope, wish" combined with 留 (ru) meaning "to stay". Other kanji combinations are possible.
AMORY m English, Literature
From an English surname which was derived from the given name Amalric. This is the name of the central character in F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel 'This Side of Paradise' (1920).
AMÓS m Portuguese, Spanish
Portuguese and Spanish form of Amos.
AMOTKEN m New World Mythology
The creator deity of the Salish, North American Indians, he dwells in heaven, solitary and alone.
AMOUN m Coptic
Coptic form of Amon (also compare Amun).
AMOURA f American (Rare)
Elaboration of Amour.
AMOUSKOSITTE m Cherokee
Meaning, "dreadful water."
AMOZ m Biblical
Meaning strong, Amoz was the father of the prophet Isaiah.
AMPAWN m & f Thai
Means "sky" in Thai, ultimately from Sanskrit अम्बर (ambara).
AMPEL m Russian
Russian form of Ampelus via Ampelos.
AMPELIA f Polish (Rare)
Feminine form of Ampeliusz.
AMPÉLIO m Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Portuguese form of Ampelios (see Ampelio).
AMPELIY m Russian
Russian form of Ampelios (see Ampelio).
ÁMPELO m Spanish
Spanish form of Ampelus via Ampelos.
AMPELO m Italian (Archaic)
Italian form of Ampelos.
AMPELOS m Greek Mythology
Means "grapevine" in Greek. In Greek myth it belonged to the satyr of the grapevine, loved by the god Dionysos.
AMPELOSI m Georgian
Georgian form of Ampelus via Ampelos.
AMPELUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Ampelos. Used by a saint martyred by Diocletian in 302.
AMPFLISE f Arthurian Romance, Medieval
Meaning unknown. Amphelisia is found as a woman's name from the 12th to the 18th century, but the etymology is unknown. This form was used by Wolfram von Eschenbach for two characters in his Middle High German romance 'Parzival', one of which was the Queen of France during the time of Uther... [more]
AMPHANDROS m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from Greek ἀμφί (amphi) meaning "on both sides, in all directions, surrounding" as well as "around, about, near". The second element is derived from Greek ανδρος (andros) meaning "of a man".
AMPHELISE f Medieval English
Possibly a compound of Amice and Felice. The name begins appearing in the late 1100s (attested in 1198) with the formal Latin version of Amphelisia and the vernacular version of Anflis.
AMPHIALE f Greek Mythology
A Rhodian woman, mother by Lernus 3 of Cleodorus
AMPHIANASSA f Greek Mythology (?)
Apparently derived from Greek αμφι (amphi) meaning "around, on both sides" (compare Amphitrite) and ανασσα (anassa) meaning "queen, lady" (used as a term of address for goddesses)... [more]
AMPHIANAX m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ἀμφί (amphi) meaning "on both sides, in all directions, surrounding" as well as "around, about, near" combined with the Greek noun ἄναξ (anax) meaning "master, lord, chief".... [more]
AMPHIARAOS m Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is derived from Greek ἀμφί (amphi) meaning "on both sides, in all directions, surrounding" as well as "around, about, near". The second element is derived from the Greek verb ἀράομαι (araomai) meaning "to pray to", which is related to the Greek noun ἀρά (ara) meaning "prayer"... [more]
AMPHIARAUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Amphiaraos. This was the name of the legendary king of Argos, the seer and healer, who was honoured as a god.
AMPHICRATES m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Amphikrates. This name was borne by a king of the Greek island Samos, who lived in the 7th century BC.
AMPHIDAMAS m Greek Mythology
Derived from αμφι (amphi) meaning "around, on both sides" and δαμάζω (damázo) meaning "to tame, subdue".
AMPHIKLES m Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is derived from Greek ἀμφί (amphi) meaning "on both sides, in all directions, surrounding" as well as "around, about, near". The second element is derived from Greek κλεος (kleos) meaning "glory."
AMPHIKRATES m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from Greek ἀμφί (amphi) meaning "on both sides, in all directions, surrounding" as well as "around, about, near". The second element is derived from Greek κρατος (kratos) meaning "power".
AMPHILOCHIOS m Late Greek
Variant of Amphilochos. This was the name of an Illyrian martyr and saint from the 2nd century AD.
AMPHILOCHIUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Amphilochios. This name was borne by several saints and bishops.
AMPHILOCHOS m Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is derived from Greek ἀμφί (amphi) meaning "on both sides, in all directions, surrounding" as well as "around, about, near". The second element is derived from the Greek noun λόχος (lochos) meaning "ambush", a word that later came to signify a tactical sub unit of the ancient Greek army... [more]
AMPHILOCHUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Amphilochos. In Greek mythology, Amphilochus was the son of Amphiaraus and Eriphyle, and brother of Alcmaeon. He was one of the Epigonoi.
AMPHILOQUE m French
French form of Amphilochus.
AMPHIMACHOS m Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is derived from Greek ἀμφί (amphi) meaning "on both sides, in all directions, surrounding" as well as "around, about, near". The second element is derived from Greek μαχη (mache) meaning "battle."
AMPHIMACHUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Amphimachos. This name is borne by several characters in Greek mythology, one of them being a king of Elis.
AMPHIMAQUE m French
French form of Amphimachus.
AMPHIMEDON m Greek Mythology
Derived from αμφι (amphi) meaning "around, on both sides" and μέδων (medon) meaning "ruler".
AMPHINOME f Greek Mythology
Derived from αμφι (amphi) meaning "around, on both sides" and νομή (nome) meaning "devision, destribution".
AMPHINOMUS m Greek Mythology
Meaning "grazing all about." He was the son of King Nisos and one of the suitors of Penelope that was killed by Telemachus.
AMPHION m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ἀμφί (amphi) meaning "on both sides, in all directions, surrounding" as well as "around, about, near". This name is borne by several characters in Greek mythology, one of them being a son of Zeus by the nymph Antiope.
AMPHIRO f Greek Mythology
The name of one of the Okeanides and a minor goddess of the rising tide.
AMPHITHEA f Greek Mythology
The name of several women in Greek mythology.
AMPHITHEMIS m Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is derived from Greek ἀμφί (amphi) meaning "on both sides, in all directions, surrounding" as well as "around, about, near". The second element is derived from the Greek noun θέμις (themis) meaning "law of nature, divinely ordained justice, that which is laid down" (see Themis).... [more]
AMPHITRITE f Greek Mythology
Possibly from Greek amphis "surrounding" and tris "third" ("the third" apparently refers to the sea). In Greek mythology Amphitrite was the goddess of saltwater, wife of Poseidon and mother of Triton; her offspring also included seals and dolphins... [more]
AMPHITRYON m Greek Mythology
Meaning, "harassing either side."
AMPHON m Thai
From Thai อำ (am) meaning "concealed, hidden" and พล (pon) meaning "force, strength" or "troops, army".
AMPHORN f Thai
Means "sky" in Thai.
AMPHOTERUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Derived from Greek ἀμφότερος (amphoteros) which meant "both".
AMPHYLLIS f English (Archaic)
Variant of Amphelise, perhaps influenced by Phyllis. This name was borne by Amphyllis Twigden Washington (1601-1655), an ancestress of George Washington.
AMPLIAS f English (Archaic)
English vernacular form of Amphelisia (see also Ampflise), which as an English name survived until the 19th century mainly as Amplias, also as Amphillis, Amphlis. All forms possibly derive from Greek ampelos "vine" (compare Ampelio), though Charnock suggested "speaking two languages"... [more]
AMPLONIA f Medieval Dutch, Dutch (Rare)
Medieval Dutch variant form of Apollonia. This name has survived to modern times, but barely so, as it is quite rare in the Netherlands these days: in 2014, there were less than 10 living bearers (of all ages) in the entire country... [more]
AMPSICORA m Italian
Italian form of Hampsicora.
AMPYX m Greek Mythology
Means "woman's diadem" or "headband" in Greek. It is the name of several characters in Greek mythology.
ÁMR m Ancient Scandinavian
Means "black, loathsome, reddish brown, dark" in Old Norse.
AMR m Arabic
Means "long-lived", derived from Arabic عَمَرَ (ʿamara) meaning "to live long, to be long-lived".
AMRA f Bosnian
Derived from Arabic عَمَرَ (ʿamara) meaning "to live long, to be long-lived".
AMRA f Abkhaz
Means "sun" in Abkhaz.
AMRAAGNI m Hinduism
The protector,one who serves for his motherland
AMRAH f Pakistani
Pakistani form of Amra.
AMRAN m Arabic, Malay, Indonesian, Bengali
Means "prosperous, prosperity", derived from Arabic عَمُرَ (ʿamara) meaning "to prosper, to flourish".
AMRANWEN f Welsh (Modern, Rare)
Derived from Welsh amrant "eyelid" and gwen "white, fair, blessed". It is also the Welsh name for the medicinal herb known as German chamomile in English.
AMRAPHEL m Biblical, Hebrew
Means "one that speaks of dark things" or "he whose words are dark" in Hebrew, derived from Hebrew amár "to say" and aphél "dark, obscure". In the bible, this was the name of a king of Shinar.
AMRAS m Literature
Sindarin form of Ambarussa. In Tolkien's 'Legendarium', this is the most commonly used name of the seventh son of Fëanor and Nerdanel, also called Telufinwë.
AMREEN f Arabic
Contracted form of Ambreen.
AMREI f Upper German, German (Austrian), German (Swiss)
Upper German contracted form of Annemarie.
AMREN f Literature
A very powerful Fae in Sarah J. Maas 'A Court of Thorns and Roses' series.
AMRI m Swahili, Arabic
Means "command" in Swahili.
AMRIE f English (Modern, Rare)
Meaning unknown, possibly an invented name.
AMRINDER m & f Indian (Sikh), Punjabi
From Sanskrit अमर (amara) "undying, immortal, imperishable" combined with the name of the Hindu deity Indra.
AMRITHA f Indian, Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam
Southern Indian transcription of Amrita.
AMRO m Arabic
Variant transcription of Amr.
AMROD m Literature
Sindarin form of Ambarto. In Tolkien's Legendarium this is the most commonly used name of the sixth son of Fëanor and Nerdanel, also called Pityafinwë. In some versions of the Legendarium Amrod dies at Losgar, but in the published collection 'The Silmarillion' he and his twin Amras die in the Third Kinslaying.
AMROTH m Literature
Means "up-climber" in Silvan Elvish. This is the name of an Elf in Tolkien's Legendarium.
AMRYNN f English (Modern, Rare), Popular Culture
A modern invention, likely based off similar Camryn. A minor character in the Witcher game series bears the name, though in her case, it is likely based off the amaranth flower (see Amaranth).
AMSAL m & f Indonesian
Indonesian form of Psalm.
AMSCHEL m Yiddish
Variant of Amshel. This name was borne by several members of the famous Rothschild family, the most notable being Mayer Amschel Rothschild (1744-1812).
AMSHEL m Yiddish
Variant form of Anshel. It should be noted that there are also sources that claim that it is derived from Hebrew amsel or amzal meaning "thrush".
AMSI m Arabic (Egyptian)
An Egyptian boy's name meaning "A personification of reproduction"
ÁMSVARTNIR m Norse Mythology
Means "red-black one" or "completely black one" in Old Norse. This is the name of a lake in Norse mythology.
AMU f Japanese
Means "weaving". The name is borne by the main protagainist of the Japanese manga/anime Shugo Chara.
AMU m Yi
Means "first brother" in Yi.
AMUBI f Meitei
Means "black" in Meitei.
AMUDHA f Indian
its linked with amudhasurabinectar for which the gods and demons strived for
AMUKELANI m & f African, Tsonga
Means "acceptance" in Tsonga.
AMUL m Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Gujarati, Nepali, Sinhalese, Assamese, Marathi, Punjabi, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil
MEANING: ( rootless, baseless ,without authority, not resting on authority )... [more]
AMULA f Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Gujarati, Hinduism, Marathi
MEANING : { rootless , Agnishikha plant ( Methonica Superba- Bot. ) , a bulbous plant ... [more]
AMULEK m Mormon
From the common Semitic root mlk, which in West Semitic means "king" (melek) and in East Semitic means "counselor" (malku). According to The Book of Mormon, Amulek was a missionary who accompanied Alma the Younger to preach the gospel in a wicked city where women and children were being burned alive... [more]
AMULON m Mormon
Priest of King Noah, tributary Nephite monarch of Land of Helam.
AMULYA f & m Indian, Odia, Bengali, Assamese
Derived from Sanskrit अमूल्य (amūlya) meaning "invaluable".
AMUL-YAAKAAR m & f Wolof
Means "s/he has no hope" in Wolof. This is considered a 'death prevention' name.
AMÜMÓNÉ f Hungarian (Rare)
Hungarian form of Amymone.
AMUNA f Basque, Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque name of unknown origin and meaning common in Navarre, where it was first recorded in 1033, and in Alava, where it was first recorded in 932.
AMUNDER m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Amund.
AMUNET f Ancient Egyptian, Egyptian Mythology
Means "the female hidden one", as a feminine form of AMUN. ... [more]
AMUN-HER-KHEPESHEF m Ancient Egyptian
Means "Amun is with his strong arm" in Coptic.
AMUN-HER-WENEMEF m Ancient Egyptian
Means "Amun is with his right arm" in Egyptian.
AMURA m Sanskrit
Meaning "Wise","Intelligent","Not Ignorant","Devil" in Sanskrit.
AMURKHAN m Ossetian, Ingush
Ossetian and Ingush form of Amirkhan.
AMUSA f Southern African
It is a Silozi or Lozi Name. Silozi or Lozi is a Zambian language.
AMVROSI m Russian
Variant transcription of Amvrosiy.
AMVROSIOS m Greek
Modern Greek form of Ambrosios.
AMVROSIY m Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Ambrosius (see Ambrose).
AMVROSY m Russian
Variant transcription of Amvrosiy.
AMÝ f Icelandic (Modern)
Icelandic form of Amy.
AMYA f Medieval English
Quasi-Latinization of Amy.
AMYA f English
Variant of Amaya.
AMYBETH f English (Rare)
Combination of Amy and Beth. Amybeth McNulty (2001-present) is the main actress in 2017 Canadian TV series 'Anne with an E' as she portrays Anne Shirley Cuthbert.
AMYCUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
This was the name of the first king of the Bebryces tribe in eastern Bithynia (northwestern Anatolia) in Greek legend, the son of Poseidon and the nymph Melia. When the Argonauts passed through his territory, Polydeuces managed to defeat Amycus boxing.... [more]
AMYE f English
Variant of Amy.
AMYEN m French (Archaic)
Archaic French name of uncertain origin and meaning which was recorded up to the 1600s in the French Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region. Current theories include a local derivation of Latin Amantius (which would make Amyen a cognate of Amant).
AMYMONE f Greek Mythology
Daughter of Danaus, 'the blameless one'.
AMYNANDER m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Amynandros. This name was borne by King Amynander of Athamania, who lived in the 3rd century BC.
AMYNANDROS m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ἀμύνω (amuno) or (amyno) "to ward off, to defend" combined with Greek ανδρος (andros) "of a man".
AMYNTA f Literature, English (Australian, Rare)
Feminine form of Amyntas. It was used in 18th-century pastoral poetry.
AMYNTOR m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
From Greek ἀμύντωρ (amyntôr) meaning "defender, protector", which is a derivative of ἀμύνω (amynô) "to keep off, defend oneself". (Compare Amyntas.) This name belonged to several characters in Greek mythology... [more]
AMYR m & f Altai
Means "peace" in Altai.
AMYRA f Muslim, Indian (Muslim)
Variant transcription of Arabic Amira.
AMYTHAON m Greek Mythology
Son of Cretheus and Tyro, and brother of Aeson and Pheres in Greek Mythology.
AMYTIS f Ancient Persian (Hellenized)
Greek form of an uncertain Persian name, perhaps *Umati which is equivalent to Avestan humaiti meaning "having good thought" (derived from hu "good, well, beautiful" and maiti "thought, opinion", from man "to know, to think")... [more]
AMZA f Abkhaz
Means "moon" in Abkhaz.
AMZI m Biblical
Probably Hebrew, and may mean "my strength". 'In the Bible it occurs only once, in a genealogy... It appears regularly at Princeton in the period 1810-60, but not at Harvard. Apparently Amzi represents a development in the Middle Colonies, one which did not reach New England... [more]
ÂN m & f Vietnamese
Means "mercy" in Vietnamese.
AN f Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish short form of Anna.
AN m & f Japanese
From Japanese あん (an) meaning "bean paste" or other kanji which are pronounced the same way. For females, the usage of this name is, most likely, influenced by the name Ann or Anne.
ANA f Japanese
From Japanese 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia" or 安 (a) meaning "peace, quiet" combined with 奈 (na) meaning "apple tree". Other kanji combinations are possible.