Meaning of Amos

Amos is a Hebrew name for boys.
The meaning is `Biblical: the prophet (eighth century BC) who wrote the book of Amos. The name is seldom used in this century, perhaps because of lingering negative connotations from the highly politically incorrect radio show `Amos `n Andy` that was popular in the 1940s`
The name Amos is most commonly given to Italian boys. (2 times more often than to American boys.)

The name sounds like:

Amyas, Amasa, Aymes, Aimes, Amyes, Amias

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