Amharic Submitted Names

Amharic names are used in Ethiopia.
gender
usage
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.
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.
ADDIMEW አድመው m Amharic
Means "invite him" in Amharic.
ADDIS አዲስ f & m Amharic, Ethiopian
Derived from Amharic አዲስ (addis) "new".
ADMASE አድናሴ m Amharic
Means "my diamond" in Amharic.
ADMASSU m Amharic
Means "his horizon" in Amharic.
ADMASU አድማሱ m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "his horizon" from Amharic አድማስ (admas) meaning "horizon".
AIMUT አይሙት m Amharic
Means "may he not die" in Amharic.
ALAME ዓለሜ m Amharic
Means "my world" 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 Tatar, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Azerbaijani, Eastern African, Amharic
Means "diamond" in various languages, all derived from Persian الماس (almas). It is only used as a masculine name in Tatarstan, Bashkortostan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan while it is feminine in Azerbaijan and 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.
ASHEGARI ዓለሙ f Amharic
Means "may he make you perfect" in Amharic.
ASKALE አስካለ f Amharic (Rare)
Probably based on "Askal of Mary" (A type of flower).
ASSEMAHEGN አሰማሀኝ m Amharic
Means "you made me famous" in Amharic.
ASTER አስቴር f Amharic
Amharic form of ESTHER.
AWASH አዋሽ m Amharic
Means "lender" in Amharic.
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.
BAHRU ባህሩ m Amharic
Means "the sea" in Amharic.
BANJAW ባንጃው m Amharic
Means "by his side" in Amharic.
BARAKI ባራኪ m Amharic
Means "one who blesses" in Amharic.
BASELEYOS ባስልዮስ m Amharic
Amharic form of Basileus.
BEDALU በድሉ m Amharic
Means "by His victory" in Amharic.
BEFEQADU በፍቃዱ m Amharic
Means "by His will" in Amharic.
BEKELE በቀለ m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "he germinated, he grew, he flourished" in Amharic.
BEKELECH ባቅቀለሽ f Amharic
Means "she 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.
BELIYU-WORK በልዩ ወርቅ f Amharic
Means "especially gold" in Amharic.
BENMET በምነት m Amharic
Means "in confidence, with trust" in Amharic.
BEREKET በረከት m & f Eastern African, Amharic
Means "blessing, abundance, profusion" in Amharic.
BESELOT f Amharic
Means "gained through prayer" in Amharic.
BESHI በሺ m Amharic
Means "by thousands" in Amharic.
BETAMI f Amharic
Means "lovely" in Amharic.
BEYENE በየነ m Amharic
Means "he decreed" in Amharic.
BILEN ቢለን f Amharic
Means "iris" in Amharic.
BIRABIRO f Amharic
Means "butterfly" in Amharic.
BIRITU m Amharic
Means "brave" in Amharic.
BIRRU ብሩ m Amharic
Means "the silver" in Amharic.
BIT'A ቢጣ f Amharic
CHERI f Amharic
Means "graceful" in Amharic.
CHERNET ቸርነት m Amharic
Means "charity" in Amharic.
CHERU ቸሩ m Amharic
Means "the benign one, the charitable one" 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.
DAMMENECH ዳመነች f Amharic
Means "she was cloudy" in Amharic.
DANIACHEW m Amharic
Means "arbitrate between them" or "you be the judge" in Amharic.
DEFERE ደፈረ m Amharic
Means "he is brave" in Amharic.
DEGINET ደግነት m Amharic
Means "goodness" in Amharic.
DELNESAHU ድልነሳሁ m Amharic
Means "I defeated" in Amharic.
DEMISSIE m Amharic
Means "destroyer" in Amharic.
DENEKE ደነቀ m Amharic
Means "he is marvellous" in Amharic.
DEREJE ደረጀ m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "to develop, to organise" in Amharic.
DERESSA ደረሠ m Eastern African, Amharic
Variant of DERESSE.
DERESSE ደረሠ m Ethiopian, Amharic
Ethiopian name of unknown meaning.
DESITA f Amharic
Means "joy, happiness" in Amharic.
DIKAMELLESH ድከምለሽ f Amharic
Means "you have no weakness" in Amharic.
DINKINESH ድንቅነሽ f Amharic
Means "you are a marvel" in Amharic.
DINKNESH ድንቅ ነሽ f Amharic
Means "you are marvelous; the wondrous one" in Amharic.... [more]
DIRES ድርስ m Amharic
Means "arrive!" in Amharic.
EFREM ኤፍሬም m Amharic
Amharic form of EPHRAIM.
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.
EJJEGAYYAHU እጅገየሁ f Amharic
Means "I have seen much" in Amharic.
ELIZABETI ኤሊዛቤት f Amharic
Amharic form of ELIZABETH.
ELLENI እሌኒ f Amharic
Amharic form of HELEN.
ELSABET ኤልሳቤጥ f Amharic
Amharic form of ELIZABETH.
ELYAS ኤልያስ m Amharic
Amharic form of ELIAS.
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.
ESTIFANOS እስጢፋኖስ m Amharic
Amharic form of STEPHEN.
EYASU እያሱ m Amharic
Amharic form of JOSHUA.
EYOB m Amharic, Ge'ez, Tigrinya
Ethiopian and Eritrean form of JOB.
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.
FELLEKE ፈለቀ m Amharic
Means "he glittered" in Amharic.
FEREDE ፈለቀ m Amharic
Means "he judged" in Amharic.
FETENE ፈጠሰ m Amharic
Means "he is swift" 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.
FIKRU ፍቅሩ m Amharic
Means "his 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.
GASHAW ገሸው m Amharic
Means "the shield" in Amharic.
GEBIRE’LIWA ገብረ’ልዋ f Amharic
Alternate transcription of GEBRE’ELWA.
GEBRE’ELWA ገብርኤሏ f Amharic
Amharic feminine form of GABRIEL.
GELAGILE ገላግሌ m Amharic
Means "I have reconciled" in Amharic.
GENAT f Amharic
Means "heaven" in Amharic.
GETACHEW ጌታቸው m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "their lord", from Amharic ጌታ (géta) "Lord (Jesus), master".
GETANEH ጌታነህ m Amharic
Means "you are a lord" in Amharic.
GIYORGIS ጊዮርጊስ m Amharic
Amharic form of GEORGE.
GORFU ጎርፉ m Amharic
Means "flood" in Amharic.
GOSHU ጎሹ m Amharic
Means "buffalo" in Amharic.
GUDETA ጉደታ m Amharic
Means "obligation" in Amharic.
GUENET ገነት m & f Amharic
Means "paradise" or "garden" in Amharic.
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.
IRGETU እርገቱ m Amharic
Means "the calm" in Amharic.
ISAYYAS ኢሳያስ m Amharic
Amharic form of ISAIAH.
ISKINDER m Amharic
Amharic form of ALEXANDER.
ITYOPPYA ኢትዮጵያ f Amharic (Rare)
Rare Amharic form of ETHIOPIA.
IYOB ኢዮብ m Amharic
Amharic form of JOB.
IZABELI ኢዛቤል f Amharic
Amharic form of ISABEL.
JEMAL ጀማል m Abkhaz, Amharic, Georgian
Abkhaz, Amharic and Georgian form of JAMAL.
JEMERE ጀመረ m Amharic
Means "he began" in Amharic.
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.
KEBERE ከበረ m Amharic
Means "he is honoured" in Amharic.
KELEMI f Amharic
Means "colorful" in Amharic.
KIBRIYE ክብርዬ m Amharic
Means "my honour" in Amharic.
KITTAW ቅጣው m Amharic
Means "tame him" in Amharic.
KOKEBE ኮከቤ m Amharic
Means "my star" 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.
LEGESE ለገሰ m Amharic
Means "he was generous" in Amharic.
LEGESSE ለገሠ m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "he offered, he donated, he became generous" in Amharic.
MABRATU መብራቴ m Amharic
Means "his lamp" in Amharic.
MAKARI m Amharic
Means "wise man" in Amharic.
MAKONNEN መኰንን m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "nobleman, official, leader" in Amharic.
MARU ማሩ m & f Amharic
Means "the honey" in Amharic.
MARYE መሸሸ f Amharic
Means "my honey" in Amharic.
MATEWOS ማቴዎስ m Amharic
Amharic form of MATTHEW.
MATEYAS ማትያስ m Amharic
Amharic form of MATTHIAS.
MATIWOS m Ethiopian, Amharic
Ethiopian, possibly Amharic verison of MATTHEW
MEBRATE መብራቴ m Amharic
Means "my lamp" in Amharic.
MEDENE መድኔ m Amharic
Means "my redeemer" in Amharic.
MEDIFERIASH-WORK መድፈሪየሽ ወርቅ f Amharic
Means "your means of being bold is gold" in Amharic.
MEKRE ምራጭ m Amharic
Means "my advice" in Amharic.
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.
MESHESHA መሸሸ m Amharic
Means "refuge" in Amharic.
MIHRET ምህረት m & f Ge'ez, Amharic
Means "mercy", ultimately from Ge'ez ምህረት
MIRACH ምራጭ m Amharic
Means "choice" in Amharic.
MITIKU ምትክ m Amharic, Ethiopian
Means "replacement" in Amharic.
MOGAD ሞገድ m Amharic
Means "wave" in Amharic.
MOGAS ሞገስ m Amharic
Means "dignity" in Amharic.
MOGES ሞገስ m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "charm, elegance, grace" in Amharic.
MULATU ሙላቱ m Amharic
Means "the abundance" in Amharic.
MULU ሙሉ m Amharic
Means "complete, perfect" 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.
NEGASH ነጋሽ m Amharic
Means "one who rules" in Amharic.
NEGATU ንጋቱ m Amharic
Means "the dawn" in Amharic.
NEGESE ነገሰ m Amharic
Means "he ruled" in Amharic.
NEGEWO ነገዎ m Amharic
Means "your dawn" in Amharic.
NEGUSE ንጉሴ m Amharic
Means "my king" in Amharic.
PAWLOS ጳውሎስ m Amharic
Amharic form of PAUL.
REDA ረዳ m Amharic
Means "he helped" in Amharic.
REDIE ረዴ m Amharic
Means "my helper" in Amharic.
SEHIN ስሂን f Amharic
Means "incense" in Amharic.
SELAM ሲላም f & m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "peace" in Amharic.
SELAMAWIT ሲላማዊት f Amharic, Ethiopian
Amharic form of SHULAMMITE.
SEMEGNE ስመኝ m Amharic
Means "while I was wishing" in Amharic.
SEMIRA f Amharic, Turkish, Bosnian
Feminine form of SEMIR.
SETUGNE ሰጡኝ m Amharic
Means "they gave me" in Amharic.
SEYOUM ሥዩም m Amharic
SHAREU ሻረው m Amharic
Means "God exonerated him" in Amharic.
SHEBASHI ሽበሺ m Amharic
Means "thousand by thousand" in Amharic.
SILAM ሲላም f & m Eastern African, Amharic
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.
TAFARRI ተፈሪ m Amharic
Means "one who is respected" in Amharic.
TAKOLA ተኮላ m Amharic
Means "wolf" in Amharic.
TAMASGAN ተመስገን m Amharic
Means "praise" in Amharic.
TAMIRAT m Amharic
Variant of TAMRAT.
TAMRE ታምሬ m Amharic
Means "my miracle" in Amharic.
TASFAYE ተስፋዬ m Amharic
Means "my promise" in Amharic.
TAVAVICH f Amharic
Name of the wife of the eighteenth-century Ethiopian emporer.
TCHAKA ጫካ m Amharic
Means "forest" in Amharic.
TEBEGE ትበጀ m Amharic
Means "he was redeemed" in Amharic.
TEBIKE ጠብቅቄ m Amharic
Means "I have waited" in Amharic.
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.
TESAME ትሰሜ f Amharic
Means "you are famous" in Amharic.
TESFALEM m Amharic
Possibly from the Amharic ተስፋ (täsfa) meaning "hope".
TESFAMARIAM ተስፋማርያም m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "hope of Mary" from Amharic ተስፋ (tasfa) meaning "hope" and ማርያም (Mariyami), the Amharic form of Miriam (see MARY).
TESHALE ተሻላ m Amharic
Means "he is preferred" in Amharic.
TESHOME ተሾመ m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "he was appointed, he was promoted" in Amharic.
TESIFA f & m Amharic
Means "hope" in Amharic.
TESSAMA ተሰማ m Amharic
Means "he is famous" in Amharic.
TESSEMA m Amharic
Means "he has been heard" in Amharic.
TIGIST ጢጊስት f Amharic
Means "patience" in Ahmaric.
TIRUNEH ጥሩ ነህ m Amharic
Means "you are good" in Amharic.
TIZAZU ቴዛዙ m Amharic
Means "His command" in Amharic.
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.
UNETU እፁብ m Amharic
Means "the truth" in Amharic.
USSEN ዑሴን m Amharic
Amharic form of HUSAYN.
WAGAYE f Amharic
Means "my sense of value" or "my price" in Amharic.
WARI ዋሪ m Amharic
Means "midnight" in Amharic.
WEREDE ወረደ m Amharic
Means "he descended" 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.
WIDDINEH ውድነህ m Amharic
Means "you are dear" 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.
WODAJE ወዳጄ m Amharic
Means "my friend" in Amharic.
WONDIM ወንድም m Amharic
Means "brother" in Amharic.
WONDIMAGEGNENU ወንድማገኝሁ m Amharic
Means "I have found a brother" in Amharic.
WOUBISHET ዉብሸት m Amharic
Means "beautiful young grain" in Amharic.
YASHIMMABET የሺመቤት f Amharic
Means "mistress of a thousand" in Amharic.
YAYEHIRAD ያየህራድ f Amharic
Means "may whoever sees you tremble" in Amharic.
YEALEM TSEHAY የአለም ጸሀይ f Amharic
Means "sun of the world" in Amharic.
YELMA ይልመ m Amharic
Means "may he prosper" in Amharic.
YEMAR ይመር m Amharic
Means "may he be pleasing" in Amharic.
YENASU ይመር m Amharic
Means "may they rise" in Amharic.
YERGU ይርጉ m Amharic
Means "may they be calm" in Amharic.
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.
YETBARAK ይትባረክ m Amharic
Means "may he be blessed" in Amharic.
YEWONDWOSSEN የወንድ ወሰን m Amharic
Means "man of the border" in Amharic.
YIDNEKATCHEW ይድነቃቸው m Amharic
Means "may he astonish them" in Amharic.
YIRDAW ይርዳው m Amharic
Means "may He help him" in Amharic.
YOHANA ዮሐና f Indonesian, Amharic, Portuguese (Brazilian), English (American, Rare), French (Modern, Rare), Various
Form of JOHANNA in various languages. In Indonesia for instance, this is the feminine form of YOHANES or for Amharic, this is a variant transcription of YOHANNA.
YOHANNA ዮሐና f Amharic, Swedish (Rare), Nigerian (Rare), Various
Amharic form of JOHANNA as well as a variant in other languages. In Amharic, this makes it the feminine form of YOHANNES.
YONAS ዮናስ m Amharic
Amharic form of JONAH.
YOSUF ዮሱፍ m Amharic
Amharic form of JOSEPH.
ZAKARYAS ዘካርያስ m Amharic
Amharic form of ZACHARY.
ZAKIYOS ዘኪዮስ m Amharic
Amharic form of ZACCHAEUS.
ZAMANU ዘመኑ m Amharic
Means "time, era" in Amharic.
ZANNABACH ዘነበች f Amharic
Means "she rained" in Amharic.
ZAWDITU ዘውዲቱ f Amharic
Means "the crown" in Amharic.
ZEGEYE ዘገየ m Amharic
Means "he delayed" in Amharic.
ZELLEKE ዘለቀ m Amharic
Means "he surpassed" in Amharic.
ZENABU ዝናቡ m Amharic
Means "the rain" in Amharic.
ZENNASH ዝናሽ f Amharic
Means "your fame" 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.