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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 15 Views | 🔊 16 Pronunciations
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Gender: Male

Origin: Indian

Meaning: Honest

Pronunciation: AH-mish, /ˈɑː.mɪʃ/, AA M IH SH

Popularity Rank: #33,903

On this page:

  • 1. Amish Meaning
  • 2. Amish Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Amish
  • 4. Translations of Amish
  • 5. Amish Name Popularity
  • 6. Amish popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Amish
  • 8. Amish Name Poster
  • 9. Names similar to Amish

Amish Meaning

Derived from the Sanskrit word 'amisha' meaning 'rest without desires'. In Hindu philosophy, it refers to someone who is content and fulfilled without material desires.

Amish also means "Honest, Content and fulfilled without desires.".

Amish is commonly found in South Africa, United States of America, India, and 49 more countries.

Amish Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: AH-mish

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈɑː.mɪʃ/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: AA M IH SH

AA: Pronounce as in "father" (AA F TH ER)

M: Pronounce as in "man" (M AE N)

IH: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

SH: Pronounce as in "she" (SH IY)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Amish Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Amish is recorded 1,018 times globally, ranking it as the 33,903th most common name worldwide.

Amish is most prevalent in South Africa, with 289 occurrences, making it the 4,964th most popular name in the country.

In United Kingdom, the name Amish is found among 1 in every 6526 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Amish Popularity by Country

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South Africa#4,9641 : 8,114
United States of America#9,5981 : 8,376
India#5,7571 : 9,102
United Kingdom#6,8571 : 6,526
Saudi Arabia#27,8941 : 42,532
United Arab Emirates#12,9501 : 22,114
Canada#8,0501 : 9,363
Oman#16,5141 : 27,227

List of countries the name Amish is rarely found

Amish popularity in U.S.


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