Ames Origin and Meaning
The name Ames is 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. Ames is also notable as a surname that comes from a female name, Amys or Amice, ultimately deriving from the Latin amicus, "friend".
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Famous People Named Ames
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Ames in Pop Culture
- AmesIowa, City in Iowa that is home to Iowa State University
- Austin AmesCharacter in the movie "A Cinderella Story" Played by Chad Michael Murray