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Amish

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How popular is the baby 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 popularity of the Amish baby name? From 1880 to 2015, 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 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Amish" is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1981. Across the entire United States a total of only 17 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Amish popular?

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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.

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.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Am"ish
The Amish Mennonites.
adjective Am"ish
Of, pertaining to, or designating, the followers of Jacob Amman, a strict Mennonite of the 17th century, who even proscribed the use of buttons and shaving as “worldly conformity”. There are several branches of Amish Mennonites in the United States. A branch having particularly strict adherence to the Amish principles are called Old Order Amish
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  1. An American follower of the Mennonite religion

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Alternative Meanings

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

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

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Past life for Amish born Jun 20, 1936

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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 Southern Australia approximately on 1125. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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