Gender: Female Pronunciation: AM-uh-ranth Origin of Amaranth: botanical name

Amaranth Origin and Meaning

The name Amaranth is a girl's name .

Amaranth is a beautiful herb with bright fuchsia flowers and a tasty seed that flavors many Eastern dishes. The name is filled with potential for the more adventurous namer, with nickname potential (Ammy, Mara) and a fresh sound that still fits in with all the Amelias and Ambers in the playground.

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Maggiestew Says:


Me too!

lizway Says:


Amara is a cute nickname (and a cute standalone name if this is too long/out there or is veto'd). Amaranth may be cute on the right child though.

Lena_Aline Says:


Has this always been on the database? I could have sworn I was looking for it once and couldn't find it.