Amy
Origin/Usage
French
Pronunciation
AY-mee
Meaning
Beloved
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Amy originates in Old French and means "beloved". It has been a very popular name in English-speaking countries since the 19th century. It was popularized by Louisa May Alcott in her 1868 novel Little Women.

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