Amoret Name Meaning & Origin
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This is the name of a town in Missouri.
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This is my name only I spell it Ammorett. Everyone calls me Rett for short. I have never met another Ammorett. My Mom said it means little love and she first saw it in a turn of the century name book at a free library in New York. That's where I was born, in New York off Lake Ontario.
29/01/16 - Amoret - this is my name and exact spelling. It's pronounced with a silent 't' on the end like the Dean Martin song That's Amoré. I've researched different meanings and found that it can mean 'sweetheart', a 'love knot' or a 'wanton woman'
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This name seems to have been first used by Edmund Spenser for a character in his late sixteenth-century poem The Faerie Queene. Spenser occasionally refers to Amoret as Amoretta in the poem.
Some Italian King gave the name to his daughter way back when. It means little love.
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In Spenser's allegorical poem, Amoret is lauded for her "grace and beautie noble" and used to represent the virtue of married love.
Amoret is a character in The Children of the Red King, a series written by British author Jenny Nimmo.
"Britomart Redeems Faire Amoret" is the name of a nineteenth-century oil painting by William Etty.
"As Amoret and Thyrsis lay" and "Say, cruel Amoret" are musical compositions by Henry Purcell.