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Amias

Heartum-EYE-us or ah-mee-us
Latin
"loved"

Amias Origin and Meaning

The name Amias is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "loved".
Amias or Amyas is a unique name with an attractive sound and feel and a lovely meaning. Though it might sound like a Biblical name, it is not, but is a surname that may be related to Amadeus or even be a male version of Amy--which would make it one of the few boys' names to be derived from a girls'.

The Amyas version became known via the hero of the mega-popular 1855 Charles Kingsley novel, Westward Ho!, Captain Sir Amyas Leigh.
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Famous People Named Amias

  • Amias BampfyldeEnglish parliamentarian
  • Amias PauletEnglish diplomat and governor of Jersey
  • John Amias16th century English martyred priest

Amias in Pop Culture

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