A names, Emotion/Feelings, Insects, Love/Beloved, Male, Proto-Germanic, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, Virtues/Attributes


Ames comes from an English surname, originating from the Medieval English and French given name Amis which comes from Latin amicus meaning "friend, friendly; amicable" which itself derives from Latin amare (to love) derived from a PIE root word. It seems to have originated as a nickname for someone who was friendly or well-liked. As a German surname it… Continue reading Ames