Gender: Male Meaning of Ames: "friend" Origin of Ames: Latin

Ames Origin and Meaning

The name Ames is a boy's name meaning "friend".

One of those place and surname names that hasn't be used much as a first name yet -- but could soon. You could think of it as a fun, one-syllable twist on Amos.

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pointless Says:


I think Ames is quite charming tbh. Its short but sounds strong, and the meaning is so cute.

ambercat Says:


I can't seem to separate it from its homonym, aims, and phrases like, "Ready, Aim, Fire."

ladimon Says:


I like it, but it sort of feels like a nickname.