Amos - boys name

Amos name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 88%

Amos name meaning:

The name Amos is of Hebrew origin and has its roots in the Old Testament. It is derived from the Hebrew word "Amos," meaning "burden" or "burden-bearer." The name carries a significant meaning, as it symbolizes someone who carries the weight or burden of a message or task. In the Bible, Amos was a prophet who was called by God to deliver his message to the people of Israel, warning them of their wrongdoing and calling for them to repent.

Amos is a strong and meaningful name, representing someone who is entrusted with a great responsibility. It suggests a person who is courageous, determined, and willing to take on difficult challenges. Individuals with the name Amos may possess qualities such as leadership, empathy, and a strong sense of justice. The name also suggests a deep spiritual connection and a sense of purpose in life. Overall, Amos is a significant and powerful name that conveys a sense of purpose and responsibility.

Origin: Hebrew

To be troubled.

Related names

Amos , Amotz

Other boys names beginning with A


Overall UK ranking: 584 out of 4789

65 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (871)

Historical popularity of Amos

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