[ 2 syll. a-ma, am-a ] The baby girl name Ama is pronounced as aa-MAA- †. Ama is used chiefly in African, Akan, and Polish. It is derived from African-Akan, Old Greek, and Latin origins. From African-Akan roots, its meaning is born on Saturday - in this context, Ama can be used in the African and Akan languages. It is derived from the word 'memenda' with the meaning Saturday.
In addition, Ama is a variant of the name Amaryllis (English and Greek).
Ama is also a variant of the name Amelia (English, German, Dutch, Italian, Latin, and Spanish) in the Polish language.
Ama is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not listed within the top 1000. Within the family of girl names directly related to Ama, Amelia was the most widely used in 2012.
† English pronunciation for Ama: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)"