[ 2 syll. a-mi, am-i ] The baby girl name Ami is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced EY-May (English) †. Ami has its origins in the Latin and Japanese languages. It is used largely in English, Hebrew, and Japanese. Japanese origin: It is derived from a which means 'second' ; mi 'beautiful'.
In addition, Ami is a form (English) of the English, German, Dutch, Italian, Latin, and Spanish Amelia.
Ami is also a form of the English Amy.
Ami is rare as a baby girl name. At the modest peak of its usage in 1975, 0.021% of baby girls were named Ami. It was #525 in rank then. The baby name has substantially dropped in popularity since then, and is currently used only on an infrequent scale. In 2012, out of the family of girl names directly related to Ami, Amelia was the most widely used. Ami has primarily been a baby girl name in the last century.
† Pronunciation for Ami: EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)"