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The name Amos is of Hebrew origin, and means strong.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Amos has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Amos
Use of the Name Amos for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
28,480 9,106 3,549 418 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Amos has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Amos last appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1997, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Amos
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880105128  
1881117102  
1882109134  
1883114113  
1884110137  
1885121114  
1886120121  
1887126104  
188816194  
1889124114  
1890127114  
1891132104  
1892136117  
1893142105  
1894142108  
189516296  
1896149110  
189716594  
189816996  
189917979  
1900168125  
190117683  
190217796  
190319183  
190418796  
1905182102  
1906166118  
1907173125  
1908181119  
1909191116  
1910205125  
1911183167  
1912221243  
1913210311  
1914218365  
1915219477  
1916223478  
1917236460  
1918228525  
1919231522  
1920246495  
1921239547  
1922237556  
1923249509  
1924256501  
1925257488  
1926268451  
1927247527  
1928271433  
1929287375  
1930260463  
1931289364  
1932280377  
1933282345  
1934291340  
1935313301  
1936312293  
1937322282  
1938314304  
1939336275  
1940341277  
1941349275  
1942372268  
1943368277  
1944361278  
1945371261  
1946401254  
1947394303  
1948398290  
1949405273  
1950401281  
1951390298  
1952392307  
1953399305  
1954427281  
1955434284  
1956474253  
1957490252  
1958472281  
1959486259  
1960490262  
1961494255  
1962523231  
1963549208  
1964559199  
1965507225  
1966566180  
1967543188  
1968610154  
1969582179  
1970671148  
1971561208  
1972628157  
1973546206  
1974540220  
1975565203  
1976548215  
1977526251  
1978501261  
1979499278  
1980530262  
1981513269  
1982555242  
1983557226  
1984549249  
1985581225  
1986629202  
1987648198  
1988652210  
1989754171  
1990744186  
1991765178  
1992796171  
1993766186  
1994858156  
1995882153  
1996989126  
1997957139  
Totals:  28,480 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Amos as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Amos appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 118 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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