[ 2 syll. am-ma, amm-a ] The baby girl name Amma is pronounced as AA-Maa- †. Amma is primarily used in the Fante, Twi, Hebrew, and German languages, and its language of origin is African-Akan, Sanskrit, and Latin. From Sanskrit roots, its meaning is mother goddess - in this context, Amma can be used in the Fante, Hebrew, and Twi languages.
In addition, Amma is a Fante and Twi form of the African, Akan, and Polish name Ama.
Amma is also a German form of the English name Emily.
Amma is rarely used as a baby name for girls. It is not ranked within the top 1000 names. In 2018, among the group of girl names directly linked to Amma, Emily was the most popular.
† English pronunciation for Amma: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)"