Name: Ama

Origin and Meaning of the Name Ama

  • Pronunciation:
    (ah MAH), (AM ah)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Ama)
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Miscellaneous Info for Ama

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  • Used in:
    African speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Ama is a Cherokee name meaning "water." It is usually used in conjunction with another name to form a compound name. Ama is also a Yoruba name meaning "difficult birth" and an Ewe name meaning "born on a Saturday."

    Ama is also an intuitive nickname variant of any of the names starting with "Ama", such as Amabel, Amabelle or Amabella.

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