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Popularity
< 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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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1971606
1973808
197412012
197512012
197612012
1977808
197814014
197913013
198013013
198117017
198216016
198313013
1984808
1985808
1986505
1988909
1989505
1990707
1991606
1993606
1994606
1997505
2000707
2001505
2002707
2004808
2005808
2006909
2007606
2010505
2012505
2013909
201410010

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 south east? 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 acquaintance, the many friends you know.

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

I is for interest, you show in others.

S is for serene, your calm time.

H is for humble, a saintly quality.

Your name in reverse order is "Hsima". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Sahmi". 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 Apr 7, 1997

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of New Guinea approximately on 1275. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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