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Amish are a group of religious people or individuals who held their religious services or worship at home rather than in churches. Their history may not be that rich, that they were able to make up names for themselves.
Below is a list of great Amish baby names you can choose from.
Aaron– A male name that means High Mountain
Abigail-This means “Father Rejoices.” Other variations include Abagail, Abaigeal, Abbey, Abbie, And Abby.
Abram– The one who is on high-Father. The original name of Abraham. Other variants are Avrom, Abramo, Avram, and Bram.
Albrecht– A Noble and intelligent individual.
Amity- A girl name denotes ‘Friend’
Amos- This means is interpreted as being courageous brave
Andy –Strong, manly and a variation of Andrew
Anke- This is a Dutch term for Anne ‘graceful’.
Ann- A male name that denotes ‘priceless’
Anna– The sister of Arthur.
Annie– Prayer or requests to God
Baker-A male’s name that means ‘Baker’
Barbara- This means stranger or foreigner
Bertha- A kind of legend
Beth- Being alert or lively
Betty- Elizabeth’s variation that means Bountiful God or God of Plenty
Bridget- In mythology, this means Celtic Goddess Of Fire and Poetry.
Caleb-Being Fearless or Bold
Camp –A male name that means crooked Mouth
Catherine- Means purity or innocent
Chandler- Male term- Candles maker
Charity- A male name-Benevolent Love and Goodwill.
Colette- People’s Victory and or Triumph
Collin- A male’s name, abbreviation Of Nicholas.
Conrad- A wise, honest and brave advisor.
Dan- This name means God Is My Judge. The short version of Daniel.
Daniel– Daniel is a biblical character who survived from the Lion’s Den. He wrote the Old Testament book of Daniel. And the meaning of Daniel is the same as Dan’s.
David- A famous biblical character and King. David is said to be ‘The man after God’s heart’. This name means loved dearly.
Dawn- Literally means ‘Dawn’
Dorothy- Means a Vision
Eleanor-Other alternative for Helen that means a Shining Light.
Eli- A high priest for 40 years and instructed the young Samuel. This name means Ascended, Jehovah Is God and My God.
Eliza- Consecrated or set aside to God
Elizabeth –This name is the sister Of Mark
Elmo- Deserving or worthy to be loved
Emma- Whole/complete and universal
Esther- A queen and star
Eva- Danish form Of Eve ‘Life’
Evan- A young fighter
Eve- The first woman and the wife of Adam. This name means ‘living one’ or life.
Evelyn- Means light
Faith- Short term for faithful
Fannie- Variation Of Frances
Fletcher- The Arrows Maker
Frederick- Peaceful King and or Ruler
Freeman- Means ‘Free Man’
Gabriel- God’ messenger/God is my Strength
Gertrude- From farm that is protected.
Grace- Literally means Grace
Greta- Precious Pearl
Hannah- Grace, mother of Samuel
Harley- Inspired by ‘The Hare’s Meadow’
Harrison- Name means the son Of Harry
Henrietta- Ruler of her Household, Hearth keeper and the feminine form of Henry.
Henry- Ruler of his Household, the second son of Charles, Prince of Wales.
Honor- Just means Honor
Hope- Still means Hope
Hunter- Literally means Hunter
Irene- one of the Amish baby names that mean Peace
Iris- An array of colors/ rainbow
Isaac- Son of Abraham, also means child of laughter
Ivan- A gift from God
Jacob- Son of Isaac, means supplanter
Jacqueline- Feminine term of Jacques ‘Supplanter’
James- This name means replace
Jane- A female form of Ivan-Gift From God
Jeremiah- A prophet, ‘Exalted Of The Lord’
Jesse- Father of King David, Wealthy
Jodie- This denotes ‘Praised’
John- Jehovah has been Gracious and has shown Favor. He baptized Christ In The Jordan River
Jonah- Dove, biblically, Jonah was on board a ship almost got the sink, swallowed by a whale.
Jonathan- Bestfriend of King David/Gift From God
Joosef/ Joseph- God Will Multiply
Joshua- God is the salvation
Josiah- became King of Judah at age 8 (after the father was assassinated), and reign for 31 years.
Joyce – Cheerful/Happy/Merry
Justice- From Justuc means upright, just or righteous.
Justine- Feminine for of Justin (just and upright)
Kathryn- Means purity, a variant of Katherine
Katie- another variation of Katherine, means pure.
Katura- Unisex. A Zimbabwe term that means “Take A Burden Off My Mind.”
Kemp- A male name for Warrior
Kevin- The meaning of this name is ‘Handsome Child’, a famous Irish Hermit-Saint.
Larry- A variant of Laurel
Lavern- A girl name means Woodland
Lawrence- Modern term of Laurence, the referred form in the USA.
Leah- Means Meadow
Leroy- Regal and or Kingly
Levi- A priest in the bible, also means united
Lloyd- means Gray
Louisa- Known Fighter, a female form of Louis.
Lucy- Means Light/Illumination
Lydia- Name denotes Beauty
Maria- A variant of Mary, Bitter
Marlin- Another form of Merle
Marshall- Steward or the caretaker of the horses
Martha- Sister of Mary in the bible, Lady
Marvin- The one who lives by the sea
Mary- Bitter, a variant Miriam, Biblically, Mother Of Christ
Mason- Rock or Stone Worker
Matthew- He wrote the first gospel Matthew”, one of the 12 disciples
Melinda- A combination of Linda and Melissa.
Melvin- Means a brave or strong friend
Mercy- Means Merciful
Mervin- well-known or‘Famous Friend’
Michael-God’s angel/messenger/ also a ‘Gift From God’
Mildred- Gentle form of Strength
Miriam- Rebellious woman
Nancy- Variant Of Anne, means Favor or Grace
Naomi- Nice and Pleasant
Nick- Short of Nicholas, or root origin of Nicholas.
Noah- The art maker, also means comfort
Oliver- A legendary name
Otto- Born the Eighth
Patience- A type of virtue means enduring
Patrick-Patrician and or Noble
Paul- An apostle, also means small
Penelope- In mythology, the ‘Faithful Wife Of Odysseus’
Peter- The Rock
Petrus- One of the followers Joseph
Phillips- The son Of Philip
Rachel- Means the Lamb
Raymond- Strong Defender/Protectors
Rebecca- Simply means captivating
Reuben- The firstborn of Jacob’s 12 Sons.
Rhoda- Means Rose
Roman- someone from Rome
Rose- A common flower
Roth- Red, or a Surname
Ruth- Wife of Boaz, also means ‘Friend’
Samuel- Prophet who anoint King David asked of God
Sara- Biblically, originated from Sarah (Princess)
Sawyer-The one who cuts Timber
Serenity- Peaceful Disposition/makeup
Seth- From a Myth Name, who murdered Osiris
Simon- Being obedient
Smith- A tradesman/ craftsman
Sol- Means peace, a variation of Shalom.
Susan- A smaller version of Susannah. Used as an independent name also.
Sutter- Guy name that means the Unknown
Tanner- The leather maker
Tessa- A female daughter born ‘Fourth’
Timothy- Young assistant of Paul (Paul’s student), the one who honors God
Trina- This name simply denotes innocence.
Turner- A Tournament champion
Uri- Short name that states, God, Is My Light
Verity- The Truth
Victor- A Conqueror
Victoria – Female form of Victor, which means Victory
Walker- The cloth’s thickener
Waneta- Means Charger
Wayne- Good in hand works or craftsman
Willa- Means “Desired.”
Willis- A bold Protector
There are indeed a lot of Amish baby names to be considered in choosing your child’s name. Yet, wherever group you belong and the history you were part with. Having a name to represent yourself and your origin is highly essential.
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