Ami

First Name
8k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ami

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  • A user from Bangladesh says the name Ami is of Unknown origin and means "Gift of god".
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  • Short for US-Amerikaner.
  1. (colloquial, mildly deprecatory) Yankee (native or inhabitant of the (Northern) USA)

Notable Persons Named Ami

Ami Dolenz is an actress and producer. Her ongoing career started in 1986. Ami was given the name Ami Bluebell Dolenz by her parents Micky Dolenz and Samantha Juste on January 8th, 1969 in Burbank, California, U.S. Ami is also known as Amy Dolenz.

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Ami was born on March 2nd, 1965 in Los Angeles. Ami is also known as Bera and Amerish Babulal.

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Ami Koshimizu is a voice acting, singing, voice actress, and singer. She was most active from 2003 to present. Ami was born on February 15th, 1986 in Kokubunji, Tokyo, Japan.

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Ami James is a television personality, tattoo artist, entrepreneurship, clothing, celebrity, and entrepreneur. Ami was given the name Amie James on April 6th, 1972 in Israel.

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Ami Onuki is a j-pop, pop rock, punk rock, and power metal musician. She plays Vocals, guitar, drums, trumpet, harmonica, and Drum kit. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1991 to present. Ami was born Ami Onuki on September 18th, 1973. Ami is also known as Jane.

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Ami Horowitz is a filmmaker.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ami

Cher Ami is a military person. Their military service ended in 1918.

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Tamir Ben Ami is a soccer player for the Hapoel Ramat Gan Givatayim F.C. and Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona F.C. Tamir was born on February 28th, 1979 in Ramat Gan.

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Henri-Marc Ami was a in the field of paleontology. Henri-Marc was born on November 23rd, 1858. He passed away on January 4th, 1931.

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Daljit Ami is a filmmaker. Daljit is also known as Singh and Daljit.

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Eyal Ben Ami is an athlete for the Hapoel Nahlat Yehuda F.C., Hapoel Tel Aviv F.C., Hapoel Petah Tikva F.C., Hapoel Rishon LeZion F.C., Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona F.C., Hapoel Nazareth Illit F.C., F.C. Ironi Ashdod, Hapoel Kfar Shalem F.C., Israel national under-21 football team, and Israe. Eyal was born on August 29th, 1976 in Israel.

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Walat Ami is an athlete for the Al-Jazeera SC (Syria).

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1947 5 5 0
1950 6 6 0
1951 8 8 0
1952 7 7 0
1953 5 5 0
1954 8 8 0
1955 16 16 0
1956 16 16 0
1957 17 17 0
1958 23 23 0
1959 14 14 0
1960 31 31 0
1961 33 33 0
1962 24 24 0
1963 37 37 0
1964 46 46 0
1965 67 67 0
1966 57 57 0
1967 94 94 0
1968 98 98 0
1969 172 172 0
1970 225 225 0
1971 220 220 0
1972 236 230 6
1973 307 307 0
1974 312 307 5
1975 334 334 0
1976 331 331 0
1977 280 271 9
1978 265 265 0
1979 283 283 0
1980 249 243 6
1981 211 211 0
1982 182 182 0
1983 176 170 6
1984 164 164 0
1985 179 179 0
1986 186 186 0
1987 170 170 0
1988 137 132 5
1989 110 110 0
1990 104 104 0
1991 115 115 0
1992 82 82 0
1993 80 80 0
1994 103 103 0
1995 84 84 0
1996 74 74 0
1997 71 71 0
1998 73 73 0
1999 64 64 0
2000 66 66 0
2001 64 58 6
2002 69 64 5
2003 71 66 5
2004 60 60 0
2005 89 89 0
2006 103 76 27
2007 107 69 38
2008 106 79 27
2009 77 64 13
2010 83 65 18
2011 73 53 20
2012 100 67 33
2013 66 51 15
2014 82 58 24
2015 49 39 10
2016 59 40 19
2017 55 43 12

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Popularity of Ami as a first name

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Popularity of Ami as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ami U.S.
  White 26.21% 64.26%
  African American 7.77% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 18.45% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 43.69% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ami

People with the last name Ami are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or American Indian and Alaska Native

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Fun Facts about the name Ami

  • How Popular is the name Ami? Ami is the 2,951st most popular name of all time. As a last name Ami was the 89,753rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ami have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,570 babies born with the first name Ami in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ami to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ami? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1947 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ami first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ami is Sunday, August 17th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Ami born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ami was in 1975 with a total of 334 babies.
  • Random Ami Factoid: According to the 1975 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ami is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 18 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1975.
  • Weird things about the name Ami: Your name in reverse order is Ima. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mia. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ami? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 206 people with the last name Ami.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ami? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ami as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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