[ 2 syll. a-mwa, am-wa ] The baby girl name Amwa is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced AA-MWaa- †. Amwa has its origins in the African-Swahili language and it is used largely in Swahili. The meaning of Amwa is 'she is suckled'.
See also the related category swahili.
Amwa is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Amwa include Aami, Aamu (Finnish), Aimé (French), Aimée (French), Aine (Gaelic and Irish), Aino (Finnish), Ama (African, Akan, and Polish), Amah, Aman (Arabic), Ame (English), Amie (English), Amii, Amma (Fante, Twi, Hebrew, and German), Ammee, Ammie (English), Ammy, Amna, Amne (African and Swahili), Amye (English), and Ana (English, Georgian, Indian, Portuguese, Romanian, Slavic, Spanish, and Hawaiian).
† English pronunciation for Amwa: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; W as in "we (W.IY)"