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Amos

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 128 0 128
1881 102 0 102
1882 134 0 134
1883 113 0 113
1884 137 0 137
1885 114 0 114
1886 121 0 121
1887 104 0 104
1888 94 0 94
1889 114 0 114
1890 114 0 114
1891 104 0 104
1892 117 0 117
1893 105 0 105
1894 108 0 108
1895 96 0 96
1896 110 0 110
1897 94 0 94
1898 96 0 96
1899 79 0 79
1900 125 0 125
1901 83 0 83
1902 95 0 95
1903 83 0 83
1904 96 0 96
1905 102 0 102
1906 118 0 118
1907 125 0 125
1908 119 0 119
1909 116 0 116
1910 124 0 124
1911 168 0 168
1912 243 0 243
1913 312 0 312
1914 367 0 367
1915 474 0 474
1916 478 0 478
1917 461 0 461
1918 523 0 523
1919 524 0 524
1920 498 5 493
1921 551 5 546
1922 558 0 558
1923 506 0 506
1924 506 0 506
1925 489 0 489
1926 459 5 454
1927 534 12 522
1928 444 5 439
1929 377 0 377
1930 461 0 461
1931 366 0 366
1932 379 0 379
1933 345 0 345
1934 339 0 339
1935 301 0 301
1936 297 5 292
1937 287 0 287
1938 297 0 297
1939 277 0 277
1940 283 5 278
1941 278 0 278
1942 267 0 267
1943 279 0 279
1944 283 0 283
1945 263 0 263
1946 250 0 250
1947 305 0 305
1948 290 0 290
1949 275 0 275
1950 286 0 286
1951 294 0 294
1952 306 0 306
1953 316 6 310
1954 286 5 281
1955 291 5 286
1956 251 0 251
1957 251 0 251
1958 284 0 284
1959 260 0 260
1960 261 0 261
1961 256 0 256
1962 230 0 230
1963 209 0 209
1964 201 0 201
1965 225 0 225
1966 180 0 180
1967 188 0 188
1968 154 0 154
1969 188 6 182
1970 148 0 148
1971 208 0 208
1972 157 0 157
1973 206 0 206
1974 222 0 222
1975 204 0 204
1976 215 0 215
1977 252 0 252
1978 259 0 259
1979 280 0 280
1980 262 0 262
1981 270 0 270
1982 244 0 244
1983 227 0 227
1984 257 0 257
1985 232 0 232
1986 210 0 210
1987 212 0 212
1988 224 0 224
1989 178 0 178
1990 202 0 202
1991 196 0 196
1992 186 0 186
1993 212 0 212
1994 173 0 173
1995 161 0 161
1996 138 0 138
1997 155 0 155
1998 145 0 145
1999 150 0 150
2000 160 0 160
2001 157 0 157
2002 162 0 162
2003 165 0 165
2004 163 0 163
2005 162 0 162
2006 150 0 150
2007 203 0 203
2008 178 0 178
2009 198 0 198
2010 177 0 177
2011 245 0 245
2012 276 0 276
2013 288 0 288
2014 362 0 362
2015 331 0 331

Want to know about the popularity of the Amos baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 32,443 babies born with the name Amos in the United States. That's more than enough Amos to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 128 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Amos" was in 1922 with a total of 558 babies.

According to the 1911 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Amos" ranks #91 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, 20 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1911. Across the entire United States a total of 168 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Amos

The name "Amos" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Burdened, laden". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Danny Thomas

Danny was born in 1914 as Amos Muzyad Yakhoob Kairouz (later anglicized to Amos Jacobs Kairouz) in Deerfield, Michigan, U.S.

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Junior Wells

Junior Wells is a musician and songwriter specializing in chicago blues music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1 to present. Junior was born in 1934 as Amos Wells Blakemore Jr..

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Amos Zereoue

Amos Zereoue is a NFL player. Amos was born in 1976 in Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast).

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Other Inspirations for the Name Amos

Amos And Andy
Amos Hochstein
Amos Oz
Amos Lee
Amos Moses
Amos Snead
Amos Yee

Alternative Meanings

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

M is for melody, the song of life.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

Your name in reverse order is "Soma". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Samo". 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 Amos born Jan 4, 1967

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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 Ukraine approximately on 1175. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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