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< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Amish

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Indian (Sanskrit)
  • Meaning: Free of deceit
  • #21136 All Time
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How popular is the name "Amish" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1971 6 0 6
1973 8 0 8
1974 12 0 12
1975 12 0 12
1976 12 0 12
1977 8 0 8
1978 14 0 14
1979 13 0 13
1980 13 0 13
1981 17 0 17
1982 16 0 16
1983 13 0 13
1984 8 0 8
1985 8 0 8
1986 5 0 5
1988 9 0 9
1989 5 0 5
1990 7 0 7
1991 6 0 6
1993 6 0 6
1994 6 0 6
1997 5 0 5
2000 7 0 7
2001 5 0 5
2002 7 0 7
2004 8 0 8
2005 8 0 8
2006 9 0 9
2007 6 0 6
2010 5 0 5
2012 5 0 5
2013 9 0 9
2014 10 0 10

Want to know about the populiarty of Amish? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 288 babies born with the name Amish in the United States. That's more than enough Amishs to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Amish" was in 1981 with a total of 17 babies.

According to the 1975 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Amish" is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1975. Across the entire United States a total of only 12 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Amish popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Amish in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Amish" mean? The list below shows the origins of Amish as well as things modernly associated with the name Amish such as celebrities named Amish.

Indian (Sanskrit)

Origin and Meaning of Amish

The name "Amish" is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Free of deceit". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Alternative Meanings

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

S is for success, in all you will do.

H is for handy, the helpful you.

Your name in reverse order is "Hsima". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Hsmia". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Amish born Mar 19, 1975

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central Africa approximately on 1175. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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