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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Amari

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  • A submission from India says the name Amari means "Goddess, immortal" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  • A user from Louisiana, United States says the name Amari is of Unknown origin and means "Strength".
  • According to a user from Massachusetts, United States, the name Amari is of Unknown origin and means "Wished for Child".
  • A submission from Pennsylvania, United States says the name Amari means "Diva" and is of ??? origin.
  • A user from Tennessee, United States says the name Amari is of Unknown origin and means "Miracle of God".
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  1. A male or female given name

Notable Persons Named Amari

Amari Cooper is an athlete for the Oakland Raiders. His most notable accomplishments were from 2015 to present. Amari was born on June 17th, 1994 in Miami.

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Amari Morgan-Smith is a soccer player for the Cheltenham Town F.C., Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C., Crewe Alexandra F.C., Stockport County F.C., Ilkeston Town F.C. (1945), Luton Town F.C., Macclesfield Town F.C., Kidderminster Harriers F.C., Oldham Athletic A.F.C., and England national football C team. Amari was born on April 3rd, 1989 in Wolverhampton, England.

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His most notable accomplishments were from 2010 to present. Amari was born on April 15th, 1988 in Middletown, Connecticut.

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Amari is an athlete for the Al-Ahli SC (Wad Madani).

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Amari

He breathed his last breath in 1997.

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Akira Amari is a Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy. Akira was born on August 27th, 1949 in Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan.

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Shun'ichi was born in Tokyo.

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Raja Amari is a film director. Raja was born on April 4th, 1971 in Tunis.

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Carl was born on August 20th, 1963 in Chicago.

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Najim is a raï musician. He was most prominent from 2004 to present. Najim was given the name Najim Amari on January 18th, 1985.

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How popular is the baby name Amari in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1974 6 0 6
1975 5 0 5
1980 11 5 6
1981 6 0 6
1984 6 6 0
1985 15 5 10
1986 16 9 7
1987 10 10 0
1988 22 10 12
1989 23 16 7
1990 32 18 14
1991 63 45 18
1992 68 47 21
1993 72 50 22
1994 115 72 43
1995 128 84 44
1996 307 222 85
1997 471 322 149
1998 746 495 251
1999 635 405 230
2000 779 519 260
2001 898 599 299
2002 1,182 677 505
2003 1,397 784 613
2004 1,334 696 638
2005 1,299 633 666
2006 1,267 584 683
2007 1,550 673 877
2008 1,780 829 951
2009 1,718 632 1,086
2010 1,665 661 1,004
2011 1,624 572 1,052
2012 1,707 632 1,075
2013 1,536 581 955
2014 1,564 587 977
2015 2,042 677 1,365
2016 2,054 697 1,357
2017 2,058 745 1,313

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Popularity of Amari as a first name

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Popularity of Amari as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Amari U.S.
  White 81.20% 64.26%
  African American 10.68% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.80% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.51% 16.26%

Of Last Name Amari

People with the last name Amari are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Amari

  • What name lists does Amari rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Amari? Amari is the 1,369th most popular name of all time. As a last name Amari was the 34,149th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Amari have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 30,211 babies born with the first name Amari in the United States. That's more than enough people named Amari to occupy the territory of Gibraltar (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 29,441 (as of July 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Amari? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1974 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Amari born? The highest recorded use of the first name Amari was in 2015 with a total of 1,365 babies. That's a lot of babies named Amari!
  • Random Amari Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Amari ranks 99th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, 46 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Amari: Your name in reverse order is Irama. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aiamr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Amari? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 665 people with the last name Amari.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Amari? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Amari as their last name since less than 1 person in 435k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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