[ 1 syll. a-mes, am-es ] The baby boy name Ames is pronounced as aa-MZ or ey-MZ †. Ames' language of origin is French and it is used mainly in the English language. The name means 'friend'.
Variant forms of Ames include the names Aimes, Amess, Amos, and Aymes.
See also the related categories, english and french.
Ames is rare as a baby boy name. It is not ranked within the top 1000. Among the family of boy names directly linked to Ames, Amos was the most popular in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Ames include Amós, Amyes, Ang, Ange, Ank, Anse, Enz, Enze, Aenneas, Ahmik, Aimes, Aineis, Amic, Amick, Amik, Amish, Amnas, Amos, Amose, and Amoz.
† Pronunciation for Ames: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)"