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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ammons

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Alt. Meaning

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

O is for outgoing, so sociable are you

N is for nurturing, to all that need help

S is for serene, your calm time.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ammons

Gene Ammons was a jazz musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1943 to 1974. Gene was given the name Eugene Ammons on April 14th, 1925 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Gene is also known as Jug" Ammons. He passed away on July 23rd, 1974.


Albert Ammons was a jazz, blues, and boogie-woogie musician. He was most prominent from 1920 to 1949. Albert was given the name Albert C. Ammons on September 23rd, 1907 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. He left this life on December 2nd, 1949.


A. R. Ammons was a poet, columnist, and essayist. A. was born on February 18th, 1926 in near Whiteville, North Carolina. He died on February 25th, 2001.


Mychal Ammons is a basketball player for the Idaho Stampede, Feni Industries, and Estudiantes Concordia in the NBA Development League. He has been prominent since 2014. Mychal was born on January 2nd, 1992 in Bethesda, Maryland.



Doug was born on March 14th, 1957.


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Popularity of Ammons as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ammons U.S.
  White 76.86% 64.26%
  African American 17.10% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.57% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.70% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.98% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.79% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ammons

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

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Fun Facts about the name Ammons

  • How Popular is the name Ammons? As a last name Ammons was the 3,989th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Ammons first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Ammons is Saturday, June 12th, 1886.
  • How unique is the name Ammons? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Ammons. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Ammons: Your name in reverse order is Snomma. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nsmoma. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ammons? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,904 people with the last name Ammons.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ammons? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Ammons as their last name.

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