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Ami

Ami could be used as a variant spelling of Amy meaning “beloved” which comes from Latin amātus (loved, beloved) derived from a PIE root word. Ami (pr. a-mee; Forvo) is also a Japanese female name with a variety of meanings depending on the kanji used:

  • a “Asia, second, ranking next” + mi “beauty, beautiful”
  • a “Asia, second, ranking next” + mi “sea, ocean”
  • a “Asia, second, ranking next” + mi “reality; truth”
  • a “Asia, second, ranking next” + mi “seeing, looking”

There are other meanings depending on the kanji used. Written in hiragana it’s あみ.

Ami is also a Hebrew male name meaning “my people” or “my nation”; it could also be used a nickname for Ammiel meaning “God is my kinsman” or “my kinsman is God”.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European; Japanese; Proto-Semitic, Hebrew

Meaning: “beloved”; as a Japanese female name a variety of meanings; “my people” or “my nation”, or “God is my kinsman”, “my kinsman is God”

Usage: English, Japanese, Hebrew

Variants:

  • Amy (English)
  • Amiko (Japanese)
  • Amika (Japanese)
  • Amie (Japanese, English)

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