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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Amman

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  • A submission from Japan says the name Amman means ""Safety"" and is of Arabic origin.

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  1. The capital and largest city of Jordan

From Arabic عَمَّان (ʿammān).

  1. The capital of Jordan.

Amman was also found in the following language(s): Finnish, Portuguese, and Serbo-Croatian

Notable Persons With the Last Name Amman

Luisa Casati was a socialite, artists' model, and art patroness. Luisa was given the name Luisa Adele Rosa Maria Amman on January 23rd, 1881 in Milan. Luisa is also known as Luisa and Marchesa Casati Stampa di Soncino. She breathed her last breath on June 1st, 1957.


Johannes was born on December 22nd, 1707. He died on December 14th, 1741.


Taylor Amman is an athlete for the DV8 Defenders.


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Popularity of Amman as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Amman U.S.
  White 90.15% 64.26%
  African American 4.28% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.14% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.36% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Amman

People with the last name Amman are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Amman

  • How Popular is the name Amman? Amman is the 38,676th most popular name of all time. As a last name Amman was the 45,740th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Amman have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 87 babies born with the first name Amman in the United States. That's more than enough people named Amman to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Amman? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1990 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Amman first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Amman is Friday, June 12th, 1903.
  • What year had the most people named Amman born? The highest recorded use of the first name Amman was in 2005 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Amman: Your name in reverse order is Namma. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Namma. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Amman? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 467 people with the last name Amman.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Amman? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Amman as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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