Amari - Meaning of Amari
[ 3 syll. a-ma-ri, am-ari ] The baby girl name Amari is also used as a boy name, though it is slightly more popular for girls. It is pronounced aa-MAA-R-iy- †. Amari is of African-Yoruban and Old Greek origin. It is used mainly in English. African-Yoruban origin: It is derived literally from the word amari with the meaning 'strength'.
In addition, Amari is a form of the English Amara.
Amari is rather popular as a baby girl name. The name has been rising in popularity since the 2000s. At the modest peak of its usage in 2008, 0.040% of baby girls were named Amari. It had a ranking of #393 then. In 2012, it ranked at #483 with a usage of 0.033%, and it was the most popular out of all girl names in its family. Amari was 24% more widely used than the next ranked name, Amara, in 2012. Although there were times from 1999 to 2010 that Amari was more popular with boys, today it is somewhat used more commonly as a baby girl name.
Baby names that sound like Amari include Aamira, Almyra, Almyrah, Amaira, Amara, Amarah, Amare, Amaree, Amaria, Amarra, Amarri, Amarya, Ameara, Amearah, Ameera, Ameerah, Amiera, Amira, Amirah, and Amora.
† Pronunciation for Amari: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"