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Names starting with Am

Amrita - Feminine form of Hindi Amrit, meaning "immortal." In mythology, this is the name of the nectar that the gods drink for immortality.
Ametza - Basque name meaning "oak."
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. 
Ambra - Italian form of English Amber, meaning "amber."
Amaliya - English variant spelling of German Amalia, meaning "work."
Amrit - Hindi name meaning"immortal." The feminine form is Amrita.
Amaya -   Japanese name meaning "night rain."
Amey - Variant spelling of English Amy, meaning "much loved."
Amie - Variant spelling of English Amy, meaning "much loved."
Ambros - German form of Latin Ambrosius, meaning "immortal."
Amauger - Norman French name derived from German Amalger, meaning "work-spear."
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.
Amoz - Anglicized form of Hebrew Amowts, meaning "strong." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Isaiah the prophet.
Amaryllis - English name derived from the flower name amaryllis, from Greek amarysso, meaning "to sparkle."
Ampelius - Latin form of Greek Ampelios, meaning "vine."
Ameena - Variant spelling of Arabic Amina, meaning "honest, trustworthy."
Ameen - Variant spelling of Arabic Amin, meaning "trustworthy."
Ambrozij - Polish form of Greek Ambrosios, meaning "immortal."
Amalaswintha - Gothic name composed of the Germanic elements amal "labor, work" and swinth "strength," hence "strong worker."
Ameer - Variant spelling of Arabic Amir, meaning "commander; prince."
Amaury - Variant form of Norman French Emaurri, meaning "work-power."
Amory - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the Norman French personal name Aimeri, meaning "home-ruler." 
Amaia - Basque name meaning "the end."
Amlethus - Latin form of Anglo-Saxon Amleþ, possibly meaning "heavy" or "the dullard."
Amy -  English form of French Aimée, meaning "much loved."
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. 
Ampelios - Greek name derived from the word ampelos, meaning "vine."
Amowts - Hebrew name meaning "strong." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Isaiah the prophet.
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.
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."
Amleth - Variant spelling of Anglo-Saxon Amleþ, meaning "tiny little village." 
Amit - Hebrew unisex name meaning "friend." 
Amine - Variant spelling of Hebrew Amina, meaning "honest, trustworthy."
Amina - أمينة, Hebrew: אַמִינָה): Feminine form of Arabic Amin, meaning "honest, trustworthy."
Amin - Arabic name meaning "honest, trustworthy." 
Amhlaibh - Scottish Gaelic form of Scandinavian Anlaf (O.N. Ánleifr), meaning "heir of the ancestors."
Amerigo - Italian form of Latin Americus, meaning "work-power." 
Americus - A derivative of Latin Amaliricus, meaning "work-power." 
Amenemhet - Variant spelling of Egyptian Amenemhat, meaning "Amun is foremost."
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."
Amedea - Feminine form of Italian Amadeo, meaning "to love God."
Ambrosius - Latin form of Greek Ambrosios, meaning "immortal."
Ambrose - English form of Latin Ambrosius, meaning "immortal."
Ambroise - French form of Latin Ambrosius, meaning "immortal."
Ambrogio - Italian form of Latin Ambrosius, meaning "immortal."
Ambre - French form of English Amber, meaning "amber."
Amato - Italian name derived from Roman Latin Amatus, meaning "beloved."
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. 
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.
Amaria - Variant spelling of English Amariah, meaning "whom God spoke of."
Amaranthos - Variant spelling of Greek Amarantos, meaning "unfading."
Amara -   African Igbo name meaning "grace."
Amar - Hindi name meaning"immortal."
Amandus - Latin name derived from the word amanda, meaning "lovable."
Amando - Italian and Spanish form of Roman Latin Amandus, meaning "lovable."
Amalur - Basque name meaning "homeland; motherland."
Amalthea - Latin form of Greek Amaltheia, meaning "to soothe."
Amalrich - Variant spelling of Old German Amalric, meaning "work-power."
Amalie - Variant spelling of Old German Amalia, meaning "work."
Amaka - Short form of African Igbo Chiamaka, meaning "God is beautiful."
Amador - Spanish form of Latin Amator, meaning "lover."
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."
Amadeo - Italian form of Latin Amadeus, meaning "to love God."
Amadej - Polish form of Latin Amadeus, meaning "to love God."
Ama - African Akan name meaning "born on Saturday."
Amōs - Greek form of Hebrew Amowts, meaning "strong." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Christ.
Amélie - French form of German Amalia, meaning "work."
Amédéé - French form of Latin Amadeus, meaning "to love God."
Amália - Hungarian form of German Amalia, meaning "work."
Amator - Latin name meaning "lover."
Amorette - French name meaning"little love." 
Amarandus - Latin form of Greek Amarandos, meaning "unfading."
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."
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.
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.
Ampelio - Italian form of Latin Ampelius, meaning "vine."
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."
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.
Amira - اميرة, Hebrew: אֲמִירָה):  Feminine form of Arabic Amir, meaning "commander; prince."
Aminadab -  Greek form of Hebrew Ammiynadab, meaning "servant of the prince." In the bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Christ. 
Amilia - Variant spelling of English Amelia, meaning "work."
Amidio - Variant spelling of Spanish Emidio, meaning "demigod; half-god." 
Amice - English name derived from Latin amicitia, meaning "friendship."
Amica - Variant spelling of Esperanto Amika, meaning "friendly."
Amets - Basque unisex name meaning "dream."
Amery -  Variant spelling of English Amory, meaning "home-ruler." 
Ameretat - Avestan name 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."
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.
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. 
Amaryahu - Variant form of Hebrew Amaryah, meaning "whom God spoke of."
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.
Amaranta - Feminine form of Spanish Amaranto, meaning "unfading."
Amani - Arabic name meaning "wishes."
Amalya - Hebrew name meaning "industrious" or "work of the Lord." 
Amal - Arabic unisex name meaning "hope." Compare with strictly masculine forms of Amal.
Amadi - African Igbo name meaning "rejoicing."
Amadeusz - Polish form of Latin Amadeus, meaning "to love God."
Amélia - Portuguese form of German Amalia, meaning "work." 
Amanda - English literary name, created by playwright Colley Cibber in the 17th century, derived from Latin amanda, meaning "lovable."
Amedeus - Variant spelling of Latin Amadeus, meaning "to love God."
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." 
Amadei - Polish form of Latin Amadeus, meaning "to love God."
Amethea - Greek name meaning "no loiterer." In mythology, this is the name of one of the horses of the sun god Helios.
Amala - अमला):  Feminine form of German Amal, meaning "labor, work."
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. 
Amantius - Roman Latin name meaning "loving." 
Amosis - Greek form of Egyptian Ahmose, the name of a pharaoh of ancient Egypt, meaning "child of the moon" or "the moon is born."
Ambrosios - Greek name derived from the word ambrosios, meaning "immortal."
Amminadav - Variant spelling of Hebrew Ammiynadab, meaning "servant of the prince."
Ambroz - Bohemian form of Latin Ambrosius, meaning "immortal."
Ami - Variant spelling of English Amy, meaning "much loved."
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. 
Amyntas - Greek name derived from the word amyntor, meaning "defender."
Amaltheia - Greek name meaning "to soothe." In mythology, this is the name of a goat who was the foster mother of Zeus.
Amias - Short form of Hebrew Amiasaf, meaning "my people have been gathered in (reunited)." 
Amlodi - Anglicized form of Icelandic Amloði, possibly meaning "heavy" or "the dullard."
Amluth -  Variant spelling of Anglo-Saxon Amluþ, possibly meaning "heavy" or "the dullard."
Amaliric - Old German name composed of the elements amal "labor, work," and ric "ruler," hence "work-power."
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. 
Ambie - Pet form of English Ambrose, meaning "immortal."
Amby - Pet form of English Ambrose, meaning "immortal."
Amilcar - Spanish form of Phoenician Hamilcar, meaning "friend of Melqart." 
Amalee - Perhaps a variant spelling of English Emily, meaning "rival."
Aminadav - Variant spelling of Hebrew Ammiynadab, meaning "servant of the prince."
Amabel - English name derived from Latin amabilis, meaning "lovable."
Amancio - Spanish form of Roman Latin Amantius, meaning "loving."
Amado - Spanish and Filipino form of Latin Amatus, meaning "beloved."
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.
Amarandos - Variant spelling of Greek Amarantos, meaning "unfading."
Amatus - Latin form of French Amé, meaning "beloved." 
Amaline - Old Norman French form of German Emmeline, meaning "work."
Amasa - Hebrew name meaning "burden." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Abigail.
Amardad - Persian form of Avestan Ameretat, meaning "immortality." In Zoroastrian mythology, this is the name of a goddess of immortality.
Amalric - Variant spelling of Old German Amaliric, meaning "work-power."
Amarantha - Feminine form of Latin Amaranthus, meaning "unfading." This is also the name of a flower. 
Ambrogino - Pet form of Italian Ambrogio, meaning "little immortal one."
Amarante - French form of Latin Amarantha, meaning "unfading."
Amedeo - Italian form of Latin Amadeus, meaning "to love God."
Amhlaoibh - Irish Gaelic form of Scandinavian Anlaf (O.N. Ánleifr), meaning "heir of the ancestors."
Amiasaf - Hebrew name meaning "my people have been gathered in (reunited)."
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.
Amna - Arabic name meaning "safety."
Amiy - Hebrew name meaning "bond-servant." In the bible, this is the name of a servant of King Solomon.
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.
Amenemhat - Egyptian name meaning "Amun is foremost." This was the name of several pharaohs including the first ruler of the Twelfth Dynasty.
Ambrosii - Russian form of Greek Ambrosios, meaning "immortal."
Ambrosianus - Roman name derived from Latin Ambrosius, meaning "immortal."
Amauri - Variant spelling of French Amaury, meaning "work-power."
Amaranthus - Latin form of Greek Amaranthos, meaning "unfading."
Amalure - Variant of Basque Amalur, meaning "homeland; motherland."
Amalija - Slovene form of German Amalia, meaning "work."
Amadour - French form of Latin Amator, meaning "lover."
Amadore - Italian form of Latin Amator, meaning "lover."
Amadieu - French form of Latin Amadeus, meaning "to love God."
Ambrus - Hungarian form of Latin Ambrosius, meaning "immortal."
Ambrosio - Spanish form of Latin Ambrosius, meaning "immortal."
Amoxtli - Nahuatl unisex name meaning "protection, shelter."
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.
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.
Aminda - Esperanto name meaning "lovable."
Amika - Esperanto name meaning "friendly."
Ambrois - Irish form of Latin Ambrosius, meaning "immortal."
Amalea - English variant spelling of German Amalia, meaning "work."
Amynta - Feminine form of Greek Amyntas, meaning "defender."
Amyas -  Variant spelling of Hebrew Amias, meaning "my people have been gathered in (reunited)." 
Amparo - Spanish name meaning "protection; shelter."
Amista - Chamoru name meaning "fidelity; loyalty."
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.
Amarantos - Old Greek name derived from the word amarantos, meaning "unfading."
Amaranto - Spanish name derived from Latin Amaranthus, meaning "unfading."
Amandine - French form of English Amanda, meaning "lovable."
Amadahy - Native American Cherokee name meaning "forest water."
Amada - Feminine form of Spanish Amado, meaning "beloved."
Amable - French name derived from Latin amabilis, meaning "lovable."
Amé - French name meaning "beloved."
Amleþ - Variant spelling of Anglo-Saxon Amluþ, possibly meaning "heavy" or "the dullard."
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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