What is the meaning of the name Amos?

The name Amos is primarily a male name of Hebrew origin that means Burdened.

Amos is both a given name and surname. It is the name of a prophet in the Old Testament and his book of writings dates from the 8th century BC.

While used in various countries, the name has historically been most common in the United States in the beginning of the 20th century. 

Famous bearers: Tori Amos, singer. Amos & Andy, old-time radio show. Amos Diggory, character from Harry Potter. 

People who like the name Amos also like:

Silas, Isaac, Oliver, Asher, Owen, Atticus, Jasper, Violet, Alice, Hazel, Amelia, Charlotte, Eleanor, Evelyn

Names like Amos:

Anang, Angie, Ananke, Anja, Ananias, Anisha, Anuja, Amzie, Angus, Amans, Anjea, Amish, Anasazi, Anusha, Anisij, Amias, Annissa, Amazu, Annica, Ange, Anisa, Anamika, Anaisa, Aneska, Anoush, Anzu, Anneka, Anius, Amaka, Amiaz

Stats for the Name Amos

checkmark Amos is currently not in the top 100 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Amos is currently #629 in U.S. births

Potential drawbacks of using the name Amos:

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1. Potential mispronunciation or misspelling due to its less common usage.
2. Limited availability of personalized items or merchandise with the name Amos.
3. Possible teasing or bullying due to its uniqueness or perceived old-fashioned nature.
4. Difficulty in finding suitable nicknames or diminutives for the name Amos.
5. Potential cultural or religious associations that may not align with personal beliefs or values.

Songs about Amos

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Amos Moses - Jerry Reed, Primus, Sensational Alex Harvey Band