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Gender: F Meaning of Amity: "friendship" Origin of Amity: Latin

Amity--what nicer gift to give your little girl than a name that signifies friendship and harmony? This virtue name is also more rhythmic and feminine than the single-syllable Hope, Faith, and Grace.

Amity is a neglected gem that could make a distinctive namesake for an Aunt Amy.

Famous People Named Amity

Amity Shlaes, American libertarian author and journalist

Pop Culture References for the name Amity

"Amity," song by Elliott Smith
Amity, New York
Amity Park, setting of animated series "Danny Phantom"
The Amity Affliction, Australian post-hardcore band
Amity Island, setting of horror/thriller film "Jaws"
Amity, one of the five factions of the "Divergent" series: dedicated to peacefulness, kindness, forgiveness, trust, self-sufficiency, and neutrality
"The Amityville Horror," 1977 book and series of films between 1979 and 2013
Amity, with the nickname Amma, character in "Sharp Objects," the debut novel by Gillian Flynn

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