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Amos

Wei Jie Tan
By Wei Jie Tan Data Analyst
Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 12 Views | 🔊 16 Pronunciations
✔️ Fact Checked by Olivia Musembi (Senior Content Writer)

Gender: Male

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: A Burden, To Carry

Pronunciation: AY-muhs, /ˈeɪ.məs/, EY M AH S

Popularity Rank: #3,399

On this page:

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

Amos Meaning

Derived from the Hebrew name Amos, which means 'carried' or 'burdened'. In the Bible, Amos was a prophet known for his visions and prophecies.

Amos also means "A Burden, To Carry, Strong, Amos means 'carried' or 'burdened' and is of Hebrew origin. It is a name often associated with prophecy and vision.".

Amos is commonly found in Nigeria, South Africa, Italy, and 80 more countries.

Amos Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: AY-muhs

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈeɪ.məs/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: EY M AH S

EY: Pronounce as in "they" (DH EY)

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

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

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

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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Translations of Amos

  • Catalan; Valencian: Amós
  • Czech: Ámos
  • English: Amos (prophet)
  • Spanish; Castilian: Amós (profeta)
  • Persian: عاموس
  • French: Amos (prophète)
  • Galician: Amós
  • Hebrew: עמוס
  • Italian: Amos (Bibbia)
  • Japanese: アモス
  • Georgian: ამოს წინასწარმეტყველი
  • Dutch; Flemish: Amos (profeet)
  • Polish: Amos (prorok)
  • Portuguese: Amós
  • Russian: Амос (пророк)
  • Slovak: Amos (prorok)
  • Slovenian: Amos (prerok)
  • Serbian: Амос
  • Swedish: Amos (profet)
  • Ukrainian: Амос (пророк)
  • Chinese: 阿摩司

Amos Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Amos is recorded 18,601 times globally, ranking it as the 3,399th most common name worldwide.

Amos is most prevalent in Nigeria, with 5,506 occurrences, making it the 226th most popular name in the country.

In Nigeria, the name Amos is found among 1 in every 211 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Amos Popularity by Country

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CountryRankFrequency
Nigeria#2261 : 211
South Africa#4051 : 486
Italy#1,6441 : 901
United States of America#2,4131 : 1,406
Israel#7751 : 332
Ghana#2411 : 242
Singapore#7181 : 1,060
Palestine#1,3281 : 756
Malaysia#3,3021 : 5,294
Cameroon#7551 : 1,176
United Kingdom#3,1081 : 2,193
Hong Kong#1,7131 : 2,635
France#7,7051 : 9,183
Canada#3,3801 : 2,911
Mexico#7,3831 : 9,899
Botswana#3731 : 999
Namibia#6301 : 1,594
United Arab Emirates#8,3661 : 12,924
Chile#4,7321 : 7,920
Spain#6,6951 : 8,593
Qatar#4,1101 : 6,595
Taiwan#1,0021 : 3,274
India#8,0331 : 13,870
China#9991 : 2,469
Brazil#8,3871 : 14,240
Peru#7,8221 : 17,046
Saudi Arabia#34,1651 : 54,570
Libya#6,8901 : 13,407
Netherlands#7,8561 : 8,431
Switzerland#3,6391 : 4,232
Finland#2,2261 : 3,302
Sudan#16,9461 : 37,331
Germany#8,5331 : 10,785
Belgium#6,7191 : 9,024
Guatemala#3,8831 : 7,339
Ireland#2,9251 : 3,574
Jamaica#1,6781 : 3,165
Egypt#61,4711 : 109,238

List of countries the name Amos is rarely found

  • Oman:19 occurrences
  • Kuwait:18 occurrences
  • Sweden: 17 occurrences
  • Iran: 14 occurrences
  • Panama:14 occurrences
  • Costa Rica:13 occurrences
  • Tunisia:12 occurrences
  • Turkey: 12 occurrences
  • Colombia:11 occurrences
  • Philippines:11 occurrences
  • Albania: 10 occurrences
  • Angola:10 occurrences
  • Algeria:9 occurrences
  • Macao:9 occurrences
  • Bahrain:8 occurrences
  • Czechia: 8 occurrences
  • Haiti:8 occurrences
  • Morocco:7 occurrences
  • Bolivia:6 occurrences
  • Russia:6 occurrences
  • Denmark: 5 occurrences
  • Indonesia: 5 occurrences
  • Iraq:5 occurrences
  • Norway: 5 occurrences
  • Bangladesh: 4 occurrences
  • Burundi:4 occurrences
  • Greece: 4 occurrences
  • Malta:4 occurrences
  • Austria:3 occurrences
  • Jordan:2 occurrences
  • Japan: 2 occurrences
  • Korea: 2 occurrences
  • Mauritius:2 occurrences
  • Poland: 2 occurrences
  • Afghanistan: 1 occurrences
  • Brunei Darussalam: 1 occurrences
  • Fiji:1 occurrences
  • Croatia: 1 occurrences
  • Hungary: 1 occurrences
  • Iceland:1 occurrences
  • Lebanon:1 occurrences
  • Lithuania:1 occurrences
  • Moldova: 1 occurrences
  • Portugal:1 occurrences
  • Yemen:1 occurrences

Amos popularity in U.S.

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This chart displays the ranking of the name Amos from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

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