Amharic Submitted Names

Amharic names are used in Ethiopia.
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ABAYNESH f Amharic
Means "you are the Nile" in Amharic.
ABEBE አበባ m Amharic, Ethiopian
Variant of ABEBA.
ABEBECH አበበች 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 አዲስ f & m Amharic, Ethiopian
Derived from Amharic አዲስ (addis) "new".
ADMASSU m Amharic
Means "his horizon" in Amharic.
ALEMNESH ዓለምነሽ f Ethiopian, Amharic
ALEMU m Amharic
Means "they dreamt" in Amharic.
ALIMAZI f Amharic
Means "diamond" in Amharic.
ALMAZ አልማዝ 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.
AMBESA አምበሳ m Amharic (Modern)
Variant of ANBESA.
AMIBESA f Amharic
Means "lioness" in Amharic.
ANBESA m Amharic (Modern)
Means "Lion" in Amharic.
ARSEMA አርሴማ f Amharic
Amharic form of HRIPSIME.
ASKALE አስካለ f Amharic (Rare)
Probably based on "Askal of Mary" (A type of flower).
AYANA f Amharic
Means "beautiful flower" in Amharic.
AYELE አየለ 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 አዝመራ f Amharic
Means "harvest, crop" in Amharic.
BEKELE በቀለ m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "he germinated, he grew, he flourished" in Amharic.
BELAYNEH በላይነህ, በላይ ነህ m Eastern African, Amharic
It is an Amharic expression, which means "the new child is above all others". From the Amharic elements በላይ (belay) meaning "above" and ነህ (Neh) means "you".... [more]
BELAYNESH በላይነሽ, በላይ ነሽ f Eastern African, Amharic
Feminine form of BELAYNEH.
BELENDIA m Amharic
Means "say it out loud" or "do it right" in Amharic.
BEREKET በረከት 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 ቢለን f Amharic
Means "iris" in Amharic.
BIRABIRO f Amharic
Means "butterfly" in Amharic.
BIRITU m Amharic
Means "brave" in Amharic.
BIT'A ቢጣ f Amharic
CHERI f Amharic
Means "graceful" in Amharic.
DAGM m Amharic
It's from Amharic language and Geez which is ancient ethiopian language which is dated 3000 years with Hebrew origins, it means Twice or repeated . Usually given when you look like your parents
DAGMAWIT ዳግማዊት 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 ዳዊት m Bashkir, Ge'ez, Amharic
Bashkir form of DAWUD and Ge'ez and Amharic form of DAVID.
DEMISSIE m Amharic
Means "destroyer" in Amharic.
DEREJE ደረጀ m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "to develop, to organise" in Amharic.
DERESSA ደረሠ m Ethiopian, Amharic
Variant of DERESSE.
DERESSE ደረሠ 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 እመቤት 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.
FATUMA ፋጡማ f Eastern African, Swahili, Amharic, Somali
Eastern African of FATIMA.
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 ፍፁም 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.
GEBIRE’LIWA ገብረ’ልዋ f Amharic
Alternate transcription of GEBRE’ELWA.
GEBRE’ELWA ገብርኤሏ f Amharic
Amharic feminine form of GABRIEL.
GENAT f Amharic
Means "heaven" in Amharic.
GETACHEW ጌታቸው m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "their lord", from Amharic ጌታ (géta) "Lord (Jesus), master".
HAILE ኃይሌ 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.
INIKU f Amharic
Means "jewel" in Amharic.
ISKINDER m Amharic
Amharic form of ALEXANDER.
ITYOPPYA ኢትዮጵያ f Amharic (Rare)
Rare Amharic form of ETHIOPIA.
JEMAL ጀማል m Abkhaz, Amharic, Georgian
Abkhaz, Amharic and Georgian form of JAMAL.
KAHINU ካህኑ m Eastern African, Ge'ez, Amharic, Tigrinya
Means "clergyman" in Ge'ez and other Ethiopic languages.
KEBEDE ከበደ 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 መኰንን m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "nobleman, official, leader" in Amharic.
MATIWOS m Ethiopian, Amharic
Ethiopian, possibly Amharic verison of MATTHEW
MENELIK ምኒልክ m Ge'ez, Amharic
Means "son of the wise man" in Ge'ez and Amharic. According to the legend Menelik was the first emperor of Ethiopia. In the 10th century BC, he is said to have inaugurated the Solomonic dynasty of Ethiopia, so named because Menelik I is supposed to be the son of the biblical King Solomon of ancient Israel and Makeda, the Ethiopian Queen of Sheba.
MENGISTU መንግስቱ m Eastern African, Amharic
Derived from Amharic መንግሥት (mängśtə) or መንግስት (mängstə) meaning "government".
MESERET መሰረት f & m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "foundation" in Amharic.
MESFIN መስፍን m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "monarch, noble, prince" in Amharic.
MITIKU ምትክ m Amharic, Ethiopian
Means "replacement" in Amharic.
MOGES ሞገስ m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "charm, elegance, grace" in Amharic.
MULUGETA ሙሉጌታ m Amharic
Means "he is all Lord" in Amharic.
NASI f & m Amharic
Means "brass" in Amharic.
NATNAEL ናትናኤል m Eastern African, Amharic
Amharic form of NATHANIEL.
NEBIRI f Amharic
Means "leopard" in Amharic.
SELAM ሲላም f & m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "peace" in Amharic.
SELAMAWIT ሲላማዊት f Amharic, Ethiopian
Amharic form of SHULAMMITE.
SEMIRA f Amharic, Turkish, Bosnian
Feminine form of SEMIR.
SEYOUM ሥዩም m 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.
TEDROS ቴዎድሮስ m Amharic, Ge'ez
Variant of TEWODROS.
TEFERI m Amharic
Variant of TAFARI.
TERUWORQ f Amharic
Means "good gold", from a combination of TERU and Worq.
TESFALEM m Amharic
Possibly from the Amharic ተስፋ (täsfa) meaning "hope".
TESHOME ተሾመ 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 ጢጊስት f Amharic
Means "patience" in Ahmaric.
TIZITA ትዝታ 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 ወርቅ 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.
ZEWDITU ዘውዲቱ f Eastern African, Amharic
Zewditu is an Amharic word meaning "the Crown". Although it was sometimes erroneously Anglicized as JUDITH, it's not a cognate.... [more]
ZINA f Amharic
Means "felicity" in Amharic.
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