Amos

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Male Male Name

Usage

Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Greenland Greenlandic
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese

Origin and Meaning

Latin spelling of Αμως (Amos), a Greek form of the Hebrew name עָמוֹס (Amos)

1) meaning 'carried', or 'carrying' [1] [2] [3] [4]

2) meaning 'herd' [5]

Related Names

Aamuusi
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Greenlandic
Aamos
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Finish
Ammorsi
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Greenlandic
Ámorse
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Greenlandic
Amos
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Âmûse
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Greenlandic

See also Ami, Ape, Mosse

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Amos
Genitive: Amos'
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Amos
Genitive: Amoksen
Partitive: Amosta
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Amos
Accusative: Amos
Dative: Amosi
Genitive: Amosar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Amos
Genitive: Amos'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Amos
Genitive: Amos' / Amos

Name Day


Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[6]
0 4 159 255
Denmark Denmark[7]
0 n.a. 34 n.a
Norway Norway[8]
0 n.a. 20 n.a
Finland Finland[9]
0 0 n.a 708
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Amos(m) Sources: [6][7][8][9]

Sources: [6] [7] [8] [9]

References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  3. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  4. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi