Amy

Gender:girl

Meaning:beloved

Origin:French

Pronunciation:aim mee

Variations:Aimee, Ami, Amie, Amiee

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Amy is a classic name, very sweet sounding and infinitely feminine. This name is a great choice for any baby girl.

Detailed Meaning

As well as being the anglicised form of the Old French name Amiee, Amy also originates in part as a nickname for the Latin name Amata.

Famous People With This Name

Amy is a very popular name, so there are many famous people who are called this. Amy Adams is an American actress best known for her role in “Enchanted,” and the Academy Award nominated film, “Doubt.” Amy Winehouse was a British singer who is known for her distinctive voice. Amy Poehler is an American comedic actress and was the main character of the popular television show, “Parks and Rec.”

Possible Nicknames

One possible nickname for Amy can be Ames/Aimes.

Related Names

Amy can also be spelt: Aimee, Ami, Amie and Amiee.

Stories Featuring This Name

Amy Dunne is one of the main characters of the psychological thriller, “Gone Girl.” Amy Pond was the Eleventh Doctor’s companion on the British sci-fi show, “Doctor Who.” Amy March is the youngest sister of the March family in the classic novel, “Little Women.”

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