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Ama - Meaning of Ama

What does Ama mean?

Meaning of the name AmaEmilyAmeliaEmiliaMillieEmelia(Latin) imitating; rivalingAmelieAmaliaEmilieAmahAmaryllaImaAmaryllisMilicaAmeilaEmelineAmieEmilyaAmmahAmmaAmiDelia

[ 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.

Amah, Amma (Fante and Twi), and Ammah are variants of Ama.

See also the related categories, saturday, polish, and akan.

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 2018.

Baby names that sound like Ama include Amma, Omah, Aami, Aamu, Aimé, Aimée, Aine, Aino, Amah, Aman, Ame, Amie, Amii, Ammee, Ammie, Ammy, Amna, Amne, Amwa, and Amye.

† English pronunciation for Ama: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)"

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