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Gender: Male Pronunciation: ay-mon Meaning of Amon: "wealthy protector" Origin of Amon: Irish variation of Edmund

The name Amon is a boy's name of Hebrew, Irish origin meaning "wealthy protector". Amon and is often added to lists like Bible Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose... Name Game- BOYS".

From the experts:

This friendlier Celtic version of Edmund has an upbeat feel and a good chance of competing with Aidan and Damon sometime soon.

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Famous People Named Amon

Amon, Governor of Samaria in King Ahab's day (1 Kings 22:26)
King Amon, Biblical king of Judah, father of King Josiah
Amon, ancestor of some who returned to Judah with Zerubbabel (Nehemiah 7:59)
Amon Gordon, American NFL football player
Amon Akilbaev, Chinese-Uzbek painter
Amon G. Carter, American newspaper founder
Amon Tobin, Brazilian electronic music producer

Pop Culture References for the name Amon

Amon, character in "The Legend of Korra"
Amon Hen, place name in the Lord of the Rings series
Amon Byrne, character in The Seven Realms series by Cinda Williams Chima
Amon, evil god in the Lufia video game series
Amon, character in anime "Witch Hunter Robin"
Amon Tomaz aka Osiris, DC Comics character
Amon, demon in video game "Shadow Hearts Covenant"
Amon, demon in manga and anime "Devilman"
Amon Garam, Japanese name of Adrian Gecko, character from anime "Yu-Gi-Oh! GX"
Amon, aka Dark Voice or Fallen One, character in StarCraft games
Amon, character in Dungeons & Dragons series
Amon Goethe, Nazi commander in film 'Schindler's List'
Amon Koutarou, character from the manga and anime 'Tokyo Ghoul'

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