Amity: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Amity
Origin of the name Amity:
Derived from the Middle English amite (friendship), which has its root in the Latin amicus (friend).
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- Comments and insights on the name Amity: | Edit
Whenever I hear this, I only think of the Amityville Horror House.
It's also the name of the city terrorized by the shark in Jaws. I think it's a great geographical name and reminds me of the Puritan era.
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Amity's are inteligent people, caring, free spirited, and loving creatures.
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Also means "concord" or "harmony" - synonymous with "cordiality"
- Famous real-life people named Amity: | Edit
Amity Shlaes, senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and prolific economic writer
Amity Dry, Australian T.V personality.
- Amity in song, story & screen: | Edit
"Amity", song by Elliott Smith
"AmityVille" song by Eminem
"Amityville Horror" Horror Film based on true events about a boy who murdered his family as they slept, in the town of Amityville U.S.A.