Amsterdam - Meaning of Amsterdam
What does Amsterdam mean?
[ 3 syll. am-(s)ter-dam, ams-terd-am ] The baby boy name Amsterdam is pronounced as AEMSTerDAEM †. The origin of Amsterdam is Dutch. The name means from Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The first name is taken from the name of the capital city of The Netherlands. It has in recent times appeared in the American movie Gangs of New York (2002), in which the protagonist Amsterdam Vallon was played by Leonardo DiCaprio.
The names Ammsterdam and Amsterdamm are variant transcriptions of Amsterdam.
Other variant transcriptions of Amsterdam include the contractions Am and Amster.
See also the related categories, dutch and american.
Amsterdam is unusual as a baby boy name. It is not listed in the top 1000.
A baby name that sounds like Amsterdam is the name Amsterdamm.
† English pronunciation for Amsterdam: AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)"
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