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Boy Name: Amadeus

Name: Amadeus
Pronunciation: \a-ma-deus\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: God's love
Origin: Latin
Variant forms: Amadee, Amadei, Amadeo, Amado, Amadeusz, Amadi, Amadieu, Amadis, Amado, Amando, Amati, Amato, Amatus, Amedeo, Amadeusz, Amyas, Amyot

Description

Amadeus \a-ma-deus\ as a boy's name is pronounced ah-ma-DAY-us. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Amadeus is "God's love". A saint's name that became widely familiar as Wolfgang Mozart's middle name due to the 1984 movie "Amadeus", which dramatized the famed composer's life. Amadeo is the Spanish and Italian form.

Amadeus has 17 variant forms: Amadee, Amadei, Amadeo, Amado, Amadeusz, Amadi, Amadieu, Amadis, Amado, Amando, Amati, Amato, Amatus, Amedeo, Amadeusz, Amyas and Amyot.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Amadeus.

Popularity

Amadeus is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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