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Names starting with Am

Amaryllis - English name derived from the flower name amaryllis, from Greek amarysso, meaning "to sparkle."
Amar - Hindi name meaning"immortal."
Amenophis - Greek name composed of Amen ("truly, so be it, verily") and ophis "serpent," but usually rendered "Amen is satisfied." This was another name for Pharaoh Akhenaton of the eighteenth dynasty. 
Amenemhat - Egyptian name meaning "Amun is foremost." This was the name of several pharaohs including the first ruler of the Twelfth Dynasty.
Amminadav - Variant spelling of Hebrew Ammiynadab, meaning "servant of the prince."
Amarandos - Variant spelling of Greek Amarantos, meaning "unfading."
Amadour - French form of Latin Amator, meaning "lover."
Amosis - Greek form of Egyptian Ahmose, the name of a pharaoh of ancient Egypt, meaning "child of the moon" or "the moon is born."
Amidio - Variant spelling of Spanish Emidio, meaning "demigod; half-god." 
Amadeo - Italian form of Latin Amadeus, meaning "to love God."
Amira - اميرة, Hebrew: אֲמִירָה):  Feminine form of Arabic Amir, meaning "commander; prince."
Ama - African Akan name meaning "born on Saturday."
Amice - English name derived from Latin amicitia, meaning "friendship."
Amica - Variant spelling of Esperanto Amika, meaning "friendly."
Amélie - French form of German Amalia, meaning "work."
Amaury - Variant form of Norman French Emaurri, meaning "work-power."
Amaranto - Spanish name derived from Latin Amaranthus, meaning "unfading."
Amaltheia - Greek name meaning "to soothe." In mythology, this is the name of a goat who was the foster mother of Zeus.
Amaryahu - Variant form of Hebrew Amaryah, meaning "whom God spoke of."
Amarantha - Feminine form of Latin Amaranthus, meaning "unfading." This is also the name of a flower. 
Amrita - Feminine form of Hindi Amrit, meaning "immortal." In mythology, this is the name of the nectar that the gods drink for immortality.
Amey - Variant spelling of English Amy, meaning "much loved."
Amanda - English literary name, created by playwright Colley Cibber in the 17th century, derived from Latin amanda, meaning "lovable."
Amina - أمينة, Hebrew: אַמִינָה): Feminine form of Arabic Amin, meaning "honest, trustworthy."
Amber - English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning "amber," the gem or color. Actually the word is of Arabic origin, from anbargris (ambergris), which refers to an oily, perfumed substance (used in making perfumes) secreted by the sperm whale.
Amalie - Variant spelling of Old German Amalia, meaning "work."
Amédéé - French form of Latin Amadeus, meaning "to love God."
Amine - Variant spelling of Hebrew Amina, meaning "honest, trustworthy."
Amadej - Polish form of Latin Amadeus, meaning "to love God."
Amōs - Greek form of Hebrew Amowts, meaning "strong." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Christ.
Amaka - Short form of African Igbo Chiamaka, meaning "God is beautiful."
Amhlaoibh - Irish Gaelic form of Scandinavian Anlaf (O.N. Ánleifr), meaning "heir of the ancestors."
Ameena - Variant spelling of Arabic Amina, meaning "honest, trustworthy."
Ampelios - Greek name derived from the word ampelos, meaning "vine."
Amrit - Hindi name meaning"immortal." The feminine form is Amrita.
Amaya -   Japanese name meaning "night rain."
Ameer - Variant spelling of Arabic Amir, meaning "commander; prince."
Amy -  English form of French Aimée, meaning "much loved."
Ameen - Variant spelling of Arabic Amin, meaning "trustworthy."
Amalrich - Variant spelling of Old German Amalric, meaning "work-power."
Amantius - Roman Latin name meaning "loving." 
Amarandus - Latin form of Greek Amarandos, meaning "unfading."
Amika - Esperanto name meaning "friendly."
Amluþ - Anglo-Saxon form of Icelandic Amlóði, possibly meaning "heavy" or "the dullard." This name appears on an eight-century runic inscription on the Westeremden yew-wand.
Amlethus - Latin form of Anglo-Saxon Amleþ, possibly meaning "heavy" or "the dullard."
Amleth - Variant spelling of Anglo-Saxon Amleþ, meaning "tiny little village." 
Amara -   African Igbo name meaning "grace."
Amadahy - Native American Cherokee name meaning "forest water."
Amorette - French name meaning"little love." 
Amatus - Latin form of French Amé, meaning "beloved." 
Amaline - Old Norman French form of German Emmeline, meaning "work."
Amluth -  Variant spelling of Anglo-Saxon Amluþ, possibly meaning "heavy" or "the dullard."
Americus - A derivative of Latin Amaliricus, meaning "work-power." 
Amandine - French form of English Amanda, meaning "lovable."
Amarutu - Sumerian Akkadian form of Babylonian Marduk, meaning "solar calf." In mythology, this is the name a god said to have killed a dragon named Tiamat.
Amalea - English variant spelling of German Amalia, meaning "work."
Amadeus - Roman Latin name used by Mozart as a pen name, composed of the elements amare "to love" and Deus "God," hence "to love God."
Amran - Anglicized form of Hebrew Chamran, meaning "the people is exalted" or "their slime." In the bible, this is the name of a son of a descendant of Esau. 
Amin - Arabic name meaning "honest, trustworthy." 
Amletus - Either a Latin form of Old French Hamelet "tiny little village," or a variant spelling of Latin Amlethus, possibly meaning "heavy" or "the dullard."
Amets - Basque unisex name meaning "dream."
Amit - Hebrew unisex name meaning "friend." 
Ambrosia - In Greek mythology, ambrosia is the name of a food or drink of the gods that gives them immortality. Feminine form of Greek Ambrosios, meaning "immortal." 
Amauri - Variant spelling of French Amaury, meaning "work-power."
Amaranthus - Latin form of Greek Amaranthos, meaning "unfading."
Amato - Italian name derived from Roman Latin Amatus, meaning "beloved."
Amenemhet - Variant spelling of Egyptian Amenemhat, meaning "Amun is foremost."
Amowts - Hebrew name meaning "strong." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Isaiah the prophet.
Amun - Variant spelling of Greek Ammon, a form of Egyptian Yamanu, the myth name of a god of wind and air, meaning "the hidden one."
Amadi - African Igbo name meaning "rejoicing."
Amaterasu - Japanese name composed of the elements ama "heaven, sky" and terasu "to shine," hence "shining over heaven." In mythology, this is the name of a sun goddess who rules the heavens.
Amada - Feminine form of Spanish Amado, meaning "beloved."
Amani - Arabic name meaning "wishes."
Amal - Arabic unisex name meaning "hope." Compare with strictly masculine forms of Amal.
Amleþ - Variant spelling of Anglo-Saxon Amluþ, possibly meaning "heavy" or "the dullard."
Amador - Spanish form of Latin Amator, meaning "lover."
Amias - Short form of Hebrew Amiasaf, meaning "my people have been gathered in (reunited)." 
Amphiōn - Greek name probably meaning "moving double" or "moving on both sides." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Zeus and Antiope.
Amilia - Variant spelling of English Amelia, meaning "work."
Amie - Variant spelling of English Amy, meaning "much loved."
Amalthea - Latin form of Greek Amaltheia, meaning "to soothe."
Amaia - Basque name meaning "the end."
Amélia - Portuguese form of German Amalia, meaning "work." 
Amna - Arabic name meaning "safety."
Amyas -  Variant spelling of Hebrew Amias, meaning "my people have been gathered in (reunited)." 
Amory - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the Norman French personal name Aimeri, meaning "home-ruler." 
Ambrose - English form of Latin Ambrosius, meaning "immortal."
Ambrozij - Polish form of Greek Ambrosios, meaning "immortal."
Amhlaibh - Scottish Gaelic form of Scandinavian Anlaf (O.N. Ánleifr), meaning "heir of the ancestors."
Ambre - French form of English Amber, meaning "amber."
Amala - अमला):  Feminine form of German Amal, meaning "labor, work."
Amarante - French form of Latin Amarantha, meaning "unfading."
Amilcar - Spanish form of Phoenician Hamilcar, meaning "friend of Melqart." 
Aminadab -  Greek form of Hebrew Ammiynadab, meaning "servant of the prince." In the bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Christ. 
Amhlaide - Irish form of Icelandic Amloði, possibly meaning "heavy" or "the dullard," or Old French Hamelet, meaning "tiny little village." But this Irish form of the name may have a different meaning, perhaps the same as Amhlaibh.
Amalure - Variant of Basque Amalur, meaning "homeland; motherland."
Amalric - Variant spelling of Old German Amaliric, meaning "work-power."
Amarantos - Old Greek name derived from the word amarantos, meaning "unfading."
Amaliric - Old German name composed of the elements amal "labor, work," and ric "ruler," hence "work-power."
Amardad - Persian form of Avestan Ameretat, meaning "immortality." In Zoroastrian mythology, this is the name of a goddess of immortality.
Amenhotep - Birth name of Akhenaton, and the name of several other Egyptian pharaohs, meaning "peace of Amun."
Amynta - Feminine form of Greek Amyntas, meaning "defender."
Ambrus - Hungarian form of Latin Ambrosius, meaning "immortal."
Amphitrite - Greek name composed of the elements amphi "around, of both kinds, on both sides," and the Triton "sea," hence "around the sea" or "on both sides of the sea." In mythology, this is the name of a sea goddess, who became the consort of Poseidon. It is also the name of an asteroid.
Amparo - Spanish name meaning "protection; shelter."
Ambroise - French form of Latin Ambrosius, meaning "immortal."
Ambrois - Irish form of Latin Ambrosius, meaning "immortal."
Ameretat - Avestan name meaning "immortality." In Zoroastrian mythology, this is the name of a goddess of immortality.
Amethyst - English name derived from the name of the precious stone, from Greek amethustos, meaning "not intoxicated; sober," expressing the ancient belief that the stone had the ability to protect one from drunkenness. This name is sometimes given to girls born in February. 
Ampelius - Latin form of Greek Ampelios, meaning "vine."
Ambros - German form of Latin Ambrosius, meaning "immortal."
Ambrogino - Pet form of Italian Ambrogio, meaning "little immortal one."
Amyntas - Greek name derived from the word amyntor, meaning "defender."
Amowc - Hebrew name meaning "burden." In the bible, this is the name of a man who prophesied in the northern kingdom and authored the Book of Amos.
Amoun - Variant spelling of Greek Ammon, a form of Egyptian Yamanu, the myth name of a god of wind and air, meaning "the hidden one."
Amadeusz - Polish form of Latin Amadeus, meaning "to love God."
Amery -  Variant spelling of English Amory, meaning "home-ruler." 
Amadieu - French form of Latin Amadeus, meaning "to love God."
Amaria - Variant spelling of English Amariah, meaning "whom God spoke of."
Ambrosianus - Roman name derived from Latin Ambrosius, meaning "immortal."
Amby - Pet form of English Ambrose, meaning "immortal."
Amasai - Anglicized form of Hebrew Amasay, meaning "burdensome." In the bible, this is the name of a warrior and chief of the captains, a Kohathite ancestor of Samuel, a priest, and another Kohathite Levite who lived in the time of the reign of king Hezekiah of Judah. 
Amaryah - Hebrew name meaning "whom God spoke of." In the bible, this is the name of a priest who lived in the time of King Jehoshaphat.
Ammiynadab - Hebrew name meaning "kindred of the prince." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Aram and a son of Kohath. Also spelled Amminadav and Aminadav.
Amabel - English name derived from Latin amabilis, meaning "lovable."
Ambrosios - Greek name derived from the word ambrosios, meaning "immortal."
Amedea - Feminine form of Italian Amadeo, meaning "to love God."
Amlodi - Anglicized form of Icelandic Amloði, possibly meaning "heavy" or "the dullard."
Amiy - Hebrew name meaning "bond-servant." In the bible, this is the name of a servant of King Solomon.
Amminadab -   Anglicized form of Greek Aminadab, meaning "servant of the prince." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Christ. 
Ambroz - Bohemian form of Latin Ambrosius, meaning "immortal."
Amalur - Basque name meaning "homeland; motherland."
Amasay - Hebrew name meaning "burdensome." In the bible, this is the name of a warrior and chief of the captains, a Kohathite ancestor of Samuel, a priest, and another Kohathite Levite who lived in the time of the reign of king Hezekiah of Judah. 
Amaliricus - Latinized form of Old German Amaliric, meaning "work-power." This name is the source of many modern names; even the name America may have derived from it.
Amable - French name derived from Latin amabilis, meaning "lovable."
Amalaswintha - Gothic name composed of the Germanic elements amal "labor, work" and swinth "strength," hence "strong worker."
Aminda - Esperanto name meaning "lovable."
Ambie - Pet form of English Ambrose, meaning "immortal."
Amelinda - Old German name composed of the elements amal "work" and lint "serpent, snake," or lind "soft, weak," hence either "work serpent" or "weak worker."
Amethea - Greek name meaning "no loiterer." In mythology, this is the name of one of the horses of the sun god Helios.
Amado - Spanish and Filipino form of Latin Amatus, meaning "beloved."
Amram -  Hebrew name meaning "kindred of the Most High." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Bani, and the father of Moses. 
Amista - Chamoru name meaning "fidelity; loyalty."
Ambrosius - Latin form of Greek Ambrosios, meaning "immortal."
Amoz - Anglicized form of Hebrew Amowts, meaning "strong." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Isaiah the prophet.
Amália - Hungarian form of German Amalia, meaning "work."
Amator - Latin name meaning "lover."
Ammiyhuwd - Hebrew name meaning "one of the people of Judah." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the father of Shemuel.
Amedeo - Italian form of Latin Amadeus, meaning "to love God."
Ambra - Italian form of English Amber, meaning "amber."
Amancio - Spanish form of Roman Latin Amantius, meaning "loving."
Amalee - Perhaps a variant spelling of English Emily, meaning "rival."
Amandus - Latin name derived from the word amanda, meaning "lovable."
Amadei - Polish form of Latin Amadeus, meaning "to love God."
Amalija - Slovene form of German Amalia, meaning "work."
Ampelio - Italian form of Latin Ampelius, meaning "vine."
Amariah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Amaryah, meaning "whom God spoke of." In the bible, this is the name of a priest who lived in the time of King Jehoshaphat.
Amalya - Hebrew name meaning "industrious" or "work of the Lord." 
Ametza - Basque name meaning "oak."
Amedeus - Variant spelling of Latin Amadeus, meaning "to love God."
Amaliya - English variant spelling of German Amalia, meaning "work."
Amitola - Native American Sioux name meaning"rainbow." This name comes from a legend that says that the first colorful picture was painted on the clouds by a young Indian chief named Amitola.
Amauger - Norman French name derived from German Amalger, meaning "work-spear."
Ambrosio - Spanish form of Latin Ambrosius, meaning "immortal."
Amasa - Hebrew name meaning "burden." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Abigail.
Amando - Italian and Spanish form of Roman Latin Amandus, meaning "lovable."
Ambrogio - Italian form of Latin Ambrosius, meaning "immortal."
Amaranthos - Variant spelling of Greek Amarantos, meaning "unfading."
Amé - French name meaning "beloved."
Amiasaf - Hebrew name meaning "my people have been gathered in (reunited)."
Amoxtli - Nahuatl unisex name meaning "protection, shelter."
Ami - Variant spelling of English Amy, meaning "much loved."
Amaranta - Feminine form of Spanish Amaranto, meaning "unfading."
Aminadav - Variant spelling of Hebrew Ammiynadab, meaning "servant of the prince."
Ambrosii - Russian form of Greek Ambrosios, meaning "immortal."
Amadore - Italian form of Latin Amator, meaning "lover."
Amerigo - Italian form of Latin Americus, meaning "work-power." 
Amphion - Latin form of Greek Amphiōn, probably meaning "moving double" or "moving on both sides." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Zeus and Antiope.
Amalia - Old German name derived from the word amal, meaning "work."
Amelia - English form of German Amalia, meaning "work."
Amelie - English form of French Amélie, meaning "work."
Aminta (hebrew - אַמִינְתָה): Hebrew name meaning "truth, friendship."
Amadi - African Yoruba name meaning "seemeddestined to die at birth."
Amets - Basque unisex name meaning "dream."
Ami - Anglicized form of Hebrew Amiy, meaning "bond-servant." In the bible, this is the name of a servant of King Solomon.
Amos - Anglicized form of Greek Amōs, meaning "strong." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Christ.
Amoxtli - Nahuatl unisex name meaning "protection, shelter."

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