Meaning and Origin of: Amari

The name Amari is of Hebrew origin and means "eternal." It is also of Greek origin meaning "immortal" and Arabic origin meaning "moon."
Meaning and Origin of Amari

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Greek: Eternal beauty
  • Hindi: Immortal

Girl name variations

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Greek: Immortal
  • Arabic: Moon

What does Amari mean and stand for?

The name Amari is of Hebrew origin and means "eternal." It is also of Greek origin meaning "immortal" and Arabic origin meaning "moon." Though not confirmed, it is believed to derive from the Arabic name Ammar.

Syllables: 3

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Family name origins & meanings

  • Italian (Sicily): see Amaro.
  • Arabic: variant of Amar.
  • Japanese: ‘surplus’, usually written with characters used phonetically. It appears to be a shortening of amaribe ‘surplus doors’, a reference to the practice among census takers from ancient times up to the era of the Tokugawa shogunate (1603–1867) of listing households in groups of fifty; any households exceeding this number or a multiple of it were referred to as ‘surplus’. The surname is found chiefly in northeastern Japan.

What Does the Name Amari Mean?

The name Amari is a gender-neutral name of Hebrew origin and means "eternal." Amari is often associated with positivity.

How Popular is the Name Amari?

Amari is the number 199 most popular boy's name in the US, according to 2021 Social Security Administration data. This is the first time the name has broken the top 200 and it seems to be on a steady increase.

Amari was originally used as a boys' name, but due to its vowel ending and delicacy, it has now become a popular choice for both genders. Associated with positivity, Amari is of Hebrew origin and means "eternal."

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Popularity of the Name Amari in the United States

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years, Amari was at its peak popularity in October 2018.

Amari was searched for most often in the following states:

  • Texas
  • Pennsylvania
  • Maryland
  • Delaware
  • Massachusetts

Famous People Named Amari and Amari in Pop Culture

Though rising on the SSA list, Amari is not very popular in pop culture. No notable characters have been given this spelling variation; however, footballers Amari Spievey and Amari Cooper are notable namesakes.

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