Amharic Submitted Names

Amharic names are used in Ethiopia.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ABAYNESH f Amharic
Means "you are the Nile" in Amharic.
ABEBECH f Amharic, Ethiopian
Feminine form of Abebe.
ABIY m Amharic
Means "father's joy" in Amharic.
ADAMU m Amharic, Swahili, Hausa
Amharic, Swahili, and Hausa form of Adam.
ADANECH f Amharic
Means "she saved" or "she rescued" or "she has rescued them" in Amharic.
ADDIS f & m Amharic, Ethiopian
Derived from Amharic አዲስ (addis) "new".
ADMASSU m Amharic
Means "his horizon" in Amharic.
ALEMU m Amharic
Means "they dreamt" in Amharic.
ALIMAZI f Amharic
Means "diamond" in Amharic.
ALMAZ m & f Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Bashkir, Tatar, Ethiopian, Amharic
Derived from Persian الماس (almâs) meaning "diamond". It is used as a masculine name in Turkic-speaking countries and regions of Russia, while it is feminine in Ethiopia.
AMBELU m & f Amharic
Possibly means "commander" in Amharic.
AMIBESA f Amharic
Means "lioness" in Amharic.
ANIBESA m Amharic
Means "lion" in Amharic.
AYANA f Amharic
Means "beautiful flower" in Amharic.
AYELE m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "he became strong, he became powerful" in Amharic.
AYELECH f Amharic, Ethiopian
Means "she who is powerful" in Amharic.
AYOU f Amharic, Ethiopian
Diminutive of Ayelech.
AZMERA f Amharic
Means "harvest, crop" in Amharic.
BEKELE m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "he germinated, he grew, he flourished" in Amharic.
BELENDIA m Amharic
Means "say it out loud" or "do it right" in Amharic.
BEREKET m & f Eastern African, Amharic
Means "blessing, abundance, profusion" in Amharic.
BESELOT f Amharic
Means "gained through prayer" in Amharic.
BETAMI f Amharic
Means "lovely" in Amharic.
BILEN f Amharic
Means "iris" in Amharic.
BIRABIRO f Amharic
Means "butterfly" in Amharic.
BIRITU m Amharic
Means "brave" in Amharic.
CHERI f Amharic
Means "graceful" in Amharic.
DAGMAWIT f Eastern African, Amharic
Means "again, the second" in Amharic.
DANIACHEW m Amharic
Means "arbitrate between them" or "you be the judge" in Amharic.
DAWIT m Bashkir, Ge'ez, Amharic
Bashkir form of Dawud and Ge'ez and Amharic form of David.
DEMISSIE m Amharic
Means "destroyer" in Amharic.
DERESSE m Ethiopian, Amharic
Ethiopian name of unknown meaning.
DESITA f Amharic
Means "joy, happiness" in Amharic.
EJIGAYEHU f Amharic, Ethiopian
Means "I have seen a lot good/better" in Amharic. This was the name of a famous singer Ejigayehu Shibabaw, better known as Gigi.
EMEBET f Ethiopian, Amharic
Derived from Amharic ’əmäbēt "royal lady", this (former) honorific is nowadays used as a given name.... [more]
EMIYA f Amharic
Means "bliss" in Amharic.
ENKU f Amharic
This feminine name means "pearl" in Amharic.
ʿESATO f Eastern African, Amharic
Means "fire" in Amharic.... [more]
ESSET-AB f Amharic
means gift of god or persetion of God.
FASIKA m Amharic
Means "Easter" in Amharic.
FASSIL m Amharic
Means "Ethiopian king" in Amharic.
FEKER f Amharic
Means "love, affection" in Amharic.
FETERA f Amharic
Means "creative" in Amharic.
FEWESI f & m Amharic
Means "to heal" in Amharic.
FIKIRI f Amharic
Means "love" in Amharic.
FITSUM m & f Amharic
Means "absolute" in Amharic.
FREYHIWOT f Ethiopian, Amharic
Means "the seed that gave life" or "the fruit of life" in Amharic.
FREZER f Amharic
Means "fertile" in Amharic.
GENAT f Amharic
Means "heaven" in Amharic.
GETACHEW m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "their lord", from Amharic ጌታ (géta) "Lord (Jesus), master".
HAILE m Ge'ez, Amharic, Ethiopian
Means "power, force, strength" in Ge'ez and Amharic. This was the Ge'ez (baptismal) name of Ethiopian emperor Haile Selassie (1892-1975), who was born as Tafari Makonnen.
HAKIEM m Ethiopian, Amharic
Means "doctor" in Amharic.
HAMELMAL f Amharic
Means "From The Bible" or "The Word".
HIWET f Amharic, Ethiopian
Variant transcription of Hiwot.
IDILI f & m Amharic
Means "luck, opportunity" in Amharic.
IL-SHVAI f Amharic
Amharic form of Elizabeth.
INIKU f Amharic
Means "jewel" in Amharic.
ISKINDER m Amharic
Amharic form of Alexander.
KAHINU m Eastern African, Ge'ez, Amharic, Tigrinya
Means "clergyman" in Ge'ez and other Ethiopic languages.
KEBEDE m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "he became heavy, he became honoured" in Amharic.
KELEMI f Amharic
Means "colorful" in Amharic.
KOKEBI f Amharic
Means "star" in Amharic.
KONIJO f Amharic
Means "beautiful" in Amharic.
LEBNA f & m Amharic
Means "spirit, essence" in Amharic.
MAKARI m Amharic
Means "wise man" in Amharic.
MAKONNEN m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "nobleman, official, leader" in Amharic.
MATIWOS m Ethiopian, Amharic
Ethiopian, possibly Amharic verison of Matthew
MENGISTU m Eastern African, Amharic
Derived from Amharic መንግሥት (mängśtə) or መንግስት (mängstə) meaning "government".
MESFIN m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "monarch, noble, prince" in Amharic.
MITIKU m Amharic, Ethiopian
Means "replacement" in Amharic.
MOGES m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "charm, elegance, grace" in Amharic.
MULUGETA m Amharic
Means "he is all Lord" in Amharic.
NASI f & m Amharic
Means "brass" in Amharic.
NEBIRI f Amharic
Means "leopard" in Amharic.
SELAM f & m Amharic, Ethiopian
Means "peace" in Amharic
SIMERA f Arabic, Amharic, Ethiopian
Means "good listener" in Arabic.
SISAYE f Amharic
The feminine form of Sisay.
SITOTA m Amharic
Means "gift" in Amharic.
TAFACHI f Amharic
Means "sweet" in Amharic.
TAMIRAT m Amharic
Variant of Tamrat.
TAVAVICH f Amharic
Name of the wife of the eighteenth-century Ethiopian emporer.
TEFERI m Amharic
Variant of Tafari.
TERUWORQ f Amharic
Means "good gold", from a combination of Teru and Worq.
TESHOME m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "he was appointed, he was promoted" in Amharic.
TESIFA f & m Amharic
Means "hope" in Amharic.
TESSEMA m Amharic
Means "he has been heard" in Amharic.
TIGIST f Amharic
Means "patience" in Ahmaric.
TIZITA f Eastern African, Amharic, Ethiopian
Means "memory" in Amharic.
TOTIT f Amharic
Means "monkey" in Amharic. It is used as a nickname in Ethiopia.
WAGAYE f Amharic
Means "my sense of value" or "my price" in Amharic.
WERIK'I f Eastern African, Amharic
Means "gold" in Amharic.
WETATI f Amharic
Means “youthful” in Amharic.
WIBI f Amharic
Means "elegant" in Amharic.
WIDI f Amharic
Means "precious" in Amharic.
WIHA f Amharic
Means "water" in Amharic.
WINTA f Amharic, Tigrinya
Means "desire, dream gift" in Amharic and "need" in Tigrinya.
YESHI f Amharic
Means "for a thousand". This name is often combined with other names (Yeshi Emebet is an example).
YESHIEMEBET f Amharic
Means "mistress of a thousand people", from a combination of Yeshi and Emebet.
YESINE f Amharic
Means “artwork” in Amharic.
ZINA f Amharic
Means "felicity" in Amharic.