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Amias, which is sometimes spelled Amyas, is a baby name on the rise. Since 2019, it's been climbing the list of the top 1,000 baby names for boys in the United States. It has an old-fashioned feel without sounding too outdated, and it has a meaning that will most likely appeal to most new parents. The version of the name with a “y” has been used in several literary works over the years, so some new parents may find meaning there too. Pair Amias with a classic middle name to ground it.

Meaning of the name Amias:

Latin: Loved, to love

Origin of the name Amias:

Amias is most likely derived from the Latin word “amare,” which means “to love” or “loved.” It is both a surname and a given name.

Symbolism of the name Amias:

Many new parents will find symbolism in the meaning behind the baby name Amias. “To love” or “loved” is the perfect sentiment to bestow upon your new baby boy. Some new parents may also see it as a literary name.

Style of the name Amias:


Gender of the name Amias:

Amias is a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Amias:


Number of syllables in the name Amias:


Emotion evoked from the name Amias:

The baby name Amias evokes images of someone who is strong and heroic. He is always watching out for those around him.

Alternative spellings for the name Amias:

  • Amyas
  • Amyes

Nicknames for the name Amias:

  • Ahm
  • Ami
  • Mias
  • My

Popularity of the name Amias:

According to the Social Security Administration, Amias has been a top 1,000 baby name for boys in the United States since 2019. It last ranked at number 756 in 2021.

Related names for the name Amias:

Great middle names for Amias and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Amias:

  • Amias Paulet (English diplomat and jailer to Mary, Queen of Scots)

Amias in popular culture:


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