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Gender: Male Meaning of Amadeus: "lover of God" Origin of Amadeus: Latin

The name Amadeus is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "lover of God". Amadeus and is often added to lists like Cool Boy Names From Ancient Cultures and discussed in our forums with posts like "Which would you choose?".

From the experts:

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's middle name could make an interesting pick for music-loving parents--if only in middle place. Amadeus is the title of a Peter Shaffer play which became an award-winning film in 1984.

German-born tennis ace Boris Becker chose Amadeus for the name of his fourth son.

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Famous People Named Amadeus

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (born Wolfgang Theophilus Mozart), Austrian composer
Amadeus II-IX, Dukes of Savoy
Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy
Victor Amadeus II and III of Sardinia
Amadeus William Grabau, American geologist
Amadeus Webersinke, German pianist
Amadeus Benedict Edley Luis Becker (b. 2010), son of tennis player Boris Becker
Moses Amadeus Farrow, son of American actress Mia Farrow

Pop Culture References for the name Amadeus

Amadeus Band, Serbian music group
Amadeus Arkham, character from the Batman series
Amadeus Cho, character in Marvel Comics
Baron Karl Amadeus Mordo, character in the movie "Doctor Strange"
"Amadeus," play and film about W. Amadeus Mozart
"Rock Me Amadeus," song by Falco

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