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Amen name meaning

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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Amen mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Amen

User Submitted Origins

African
38%
English
21%
Hebrew
21%
Islamic/Muslim
8%
Bengali
4%
Persian/Iranian
4%
Indian (Sanskrit)
4%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from the United Kingdom says the name Amen means "Thank god or agreeing. used of prayer" and is of Bengali origin.
  2. A user from Washington, U.S. says the name Amen is of African origin and means "thank you god in Amharic".
  3. According to a user from Eritrea, the name Amen is of Hebrew origin and means "Thank god".
  4. A user from District of Columbia, U.S. says the name Amen is of English origin and means "Agree".
  5. A submission from the United Kingdom says the name Amen means "So shall it be".
  6. A user from Oregon, U.S. says the name Amen is of Hebrew origin and means "Truly".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun, adverb, and interjection A`men"
An expression used at the end of prayers, and meaning, So be it. At the end of a creed, it is a solemn asseveration of belief. When it introduces a declaration, it is equivalent to truly verily.

Note: It is used as a noun, to denote: concurrence in belief, or in a statement; assent; the final word or act; Christ as being one who is true and faithful.

Etymology: L. amen, Gr. 'amh`n, Heb. āmēn certainly, truly

verb A`men"
To say Amen to; to sanction fully.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A primeval Egyptian personification of air and breath; worshipped especially at Thebes
Wiktionary

From Old English, from Ecclesiastical Latin āmēn, from Ancient Greek ἀμήν (amḗn), from Biblical Hebrew אמן (amén, “certainly, truly”) (cognate with Arabic آمِين (ʾāmīn), Classical Syriac ܐܡܝܢ ('āmēn)). In Old English, it was used only at the end of the Gospels. Elsewhere, it was translated as soðlic!, swa hit ys, and sy!.

  1. An instance of saying ‘amen’.
  2. A title of Christ; the Faithful One (especially with reference to Revelation 3:14)

amen was also found in the following language(s): Catalan, Cebuano, Chuukese, Dutch, Esperanto, French, Galician, Gothic, Icelandic, Italian, Latin, Polish, Portuguese, and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Amen

Notable Persons Named Amen

Amen

Amen is a hard rock, heavy metal music, and power metal musician. He plays Electric guitar, Gibson Les Paul, and Vocals. He was most prominent from 1997 to present. Amen was given the name Jussi Antero Sydänmaa on June 26th, 1972 in Espoo, Finland. Amen is also known as Amen, Amen-Ra, Eiska, The Ruler of the Anubis Dynasty, The Mummified One, The Severed One, The Buried Living Dead, The Unstoppable Avenger, The Ancient Assassin, The "So Be It, and It Shall Be Done".

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Amen Edore Oyakhire

Amen Edore Oyakhire is a Military Administrator of Taraba State and Military Administrator of Oyo State. His career lasted from 1996 to 1999.

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Amen Allah Hmissi

Amen was born on April 6th, 1988.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Amen

Notable Persons With the Last Name Amen

Daniel Amen

Daniel Amen is a psychiatrist, psychiatric researcher, medical researcher, author, lecturer, and professor. Daniel was given the name Daniel Gregory Amen in 1954 in Encino, Los Angeles.

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Amen

Amen is a hard rock, heavy metal music, and power metal musician. He plays Electric guitar, Gibson Les Paul, and Vocals. He was most prominent from 1997 to present. Amen was given the name Jussi Antero Sydänmaa on June 26th, 1972 in Espoo, Finland. Amen is also known as Amen, Amen-Ra, Eiska, The Ruler of the Anubis Dynasty, The Mummified One, The Severed One, The Buried Living Dead, The Unstoppable Avenger, The Ancient Assassin, The "So Be It, and It Shall Be Done".

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Irving Amen

Irving Amen is an artist in the fields of sculpture, printmaking, and painting. Irving was born in New York City.

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John Amen

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Woody Van Amen

Woody was born on August 26th, 1936 in Eindhoven.

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Paul Amen

Paul was born on July 6th, 1916 in Lincoln, Nebraska. Paul is also known as Amen, Paul Johannes; Amen, and Paul J.. He breathed his last breath on June 4th, 2005.

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  • Otto Amen
    Member of the Washington House of Representatives for the 9th District

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Amen U.S.
  White 80.29% 64.26%
  African American 6.97% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.39% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.14% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.91% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.31% 16.26%

Of Last Name Amen

People with the last name Amen are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Amen

  • How Popular is the name Amen? Amen is the 8,851st most popular name of all time. As a last name Amen was the 15,201st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Amen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,391 babies born with the first name Amen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Amen to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Amen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Amen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Amen is Saturday, August 25th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Amen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Amen was in 2019 with a total of 79 babies.
  • Random Amen Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Amen is not a popular baby girl's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Virginia have the same name in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Amen: The name spelled backwards is Nema. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Neam. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Amen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,938 people with the last name Amen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Amen? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Amen as their last name since less than 1 person in 152k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Amen name meaning

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