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

The name Amity is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "friendship". Amity and is often added to lists like Colonial Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

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.

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Famous People Named Amity

Amity Shlaes, American libertarian author and journalist

Pop Culture References for the name Amity

Amity "Amma," character in "Sharp Objects," by Gillian Flynn
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, based on true stories of the Amityville Horror murders
"Amity," song by Elliott Smith
Amity, New York
Amityville, Long Island
Amity Park, setting of an
imated series "Danny Phantom"
The Amity Affliction, Australian post-hardcore band
Amity Island, setting of horror/thriller film "Jaws"
Amity Square, landmark in Pokemon Diamond/Pearl/Platinum
Amity Vancour, main character of the "Broken Sky" series by L.A. Weatherly

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