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Amon - Meaning of Amon

What does Amon mean?

[ 2 syll. a-mon, am-on ] The baby boy name Amon is pronounced as aa-Maa-N or AA-MahN †. Amon has its origins in the Egyptian language and it is used largely in Hebrew. The name Amon means 'the hidden one'. The meaning of the name is obscure. In Egyptian mythology, Amon or Amun was the chief deity. His identity was later merged with that of the sun god Ra, and he was subsequenty worshipped as Amun-ra.

Variant forms of Amon include the Egyptian Amen, the name Amiano, the Greek Ammon, the name Amón, and the Egyptian Amun.

See also the related categories, chief (king), god, sun, hebrew, obscure, and egyptian.

Amon is unusual as a baby boy name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1904 with 0.005% of baby boys being named Amon. It had a ranking of #968 then. The baby name has slipped in popularity since then, and is of only sporadic use today. Among all boy names in its family, Amon was nevertheless the most popular in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Amon include Amun, Aagney, Aamin, Aanan, Ahsin, Aiman, Aimé, Almyn, Aman, Ameen, Amin, Ammi, Ammin, Ammon, Amnon, Amwa, Amyn, Ana, Anah, and Anass.

† English pronunciation for Amon: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"


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