How To Spell Ames?

Correct spelling: Ames

What does the abbreviation Ames mean?


Ames as a boy's name is pronounced aymz. It is of French origin, and the meaning of Ames is "friend". The name may be related to the Latin word for love, "amor", or may have referred to those who lived near elm trees, or may be a variant of Amos (Hebrew) "borne by God". Rare.

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What are the usage examples for Ames?

  1. " They've all been warned," declared Seldon Ames – Marjorie Dean High School Freshman by Pauline Lester

What are the rhymes for Ames?

  1. lames, shames, blames, aims, names, tames, fames, dames, hames, james, games, maims, claims, frames, flames, jas;
  2. proclaims, inflames, exclaims, disclaims;