Amy

Amy is a girl name and means beloved. It is a Latin name and its pronunciation is \a-my\. Other similar names and variants include: Aimee, Aimie, Aimy, Amada, Amata, Ame, Amecia, Amee, Amelia, Ami, Amia, Amice, Amie, Amiee, Amil, Amita, Ammie, Amye, Aymee, Aymi, Emily, Esma, Esme. Amy is a very popular first name for women (#32 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#13597 out of 88799).
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Based on our intensive research on international Census data we identified the number of babies named Amy over the years and Amy's popularity rank:

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Famous people named Amy

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Famous actors named Amy and their movies

Amy Adams
Amy Adams

Born on August 20, 1974

  • Age: 47
  • Birth sign: Leo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 24
Man of Steel

Man of Steel

Directed by: Zack Snyder

Starring: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Diane Lane

Country: United States of America

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Written by:

Directed by: Zack Snyder

Starring: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg

Country: United States of America

Sunshine Cleaning

Sunshine Cleaning

Directed by: Christine Jeffs

Starring: Amy Adams, Emily Blunt, Alan Arkin, Jason Spevack

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

Directed by: Bharat Nalluri

Starring: Frances McDormand, Amy Adams, Ciarán Hinds, David Alexander

Amy Smart
Amy Smart

Born on March 26, 1976

  • Age: 46
  • Birth sign: Aries
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 17

The Single Moms Club

Directed by: Tyler Perry

Starring: Nia Long, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Amy Smart, Zulay Henao

Crank

Crank

Directed by: Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor

Starring: Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Carlos Sanz, Jose Pablo Cantillo

Country: United States of America

Outside Providence

Outside Providence

Directed by: Michael Corrente

Starring: Shawn Hatosy, Amy Smart, Alec Baldwin, Tommy Bone

Crank: High Voltage

Directed by: Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor

Starring: Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Clifton Collins Jr., Dwight Yoakam

Amy Poehler
Amy Poehler

Born on September 16, 1971

  • Age: 50
  • Birth sign: Virgo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 11
Inside Out

Inside Out

Directed by: Pete Docter, Ronnie Del Carmen

Starring: Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Lewis Black, Mindy Kaling

Country: United States of America

Free Birds

Free Birds

Directed by: Jimmy Hayward

Starring: Woody Harrelson, Owen Wilson, Dan Fogler, Amy Poehler

Mr. Woodcock

Mr. Woodcock

Directed by: Craig Gillespie

Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Seann William Scott, Susan Sarandon, Amy Poehler

Envy

Envy

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Rachel Weisz, Amy Poehler

Amy Schumer
Amy Schumer

Born on June 01, 1981

  • Age: 41
  • Birth sign: Gemini
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 3

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Directed by: Jonathan Levine

Starring: Amy Schumer, Goldie Hawn, Kim Caramele, Raven Goodwin

Country: United States of America

Trainwreck

Trainwreck

Directed by: Judd Apatow

Starring: Amy Schumer, Bill Hader, Brie Larson, Colin Quinn

I Feel Pretty

Directed by: Abby Kohn, Marc Silverstein

Starring: Amy Schumer, Michelle Williams, Emily Ratajkowski, Tom Hopper

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Famous directors named Amy and their movies

Amy Heckerling
Amy Heckerling

Born on May 07, 1954

  • Age: 68
  • Birth sign: Taurus
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 14
Johnny Dangerously

Johnny Dangerously

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: Michael Keaton, Joe Piscopo, Marilu Henner, Maureen Stapleton

Vamps

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: Alicia Silverstone, Krysten Ritter, Larry Wilmore, Bettina Bresnan

Look Who's Talking Too

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: John Travolta, Kirstie Alley, Olympia Dukakis, Elias Koteas

I Could Never Be Your Woman

I Could Never Be Your Woman

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: Michelle Pfeiffer, Paul Rudd, Saoirse Ronan, Tracey Ullman

Amy Nicholson
Amy Nicholson
  • No. of movies: 4
Pickle

Pickle

Directed by: Amy Nicholson

Beauty School

Beauty School

Directed by: Amy Nicholson

Beauty School

Beauty School

Directed by: Amy Nicholson

Amy Berg
Amy Berg
  • No. of movies: 3
Every Secret Thing

Every Secret Thing

Directed by: Amy Berg

Starring: Diane Lane, Elizabeth Banks, Dakota Fanning, Danielle Macdonald

Deliver Us from Evil

Deliver Us from Evil

Directed by: Amy Berg

Amy Goldstein
Amy Goldstein
  • No. of movies: 2
The Hooping Life

The Hooping Life

Directed by: Amy Goldstein

The Silencer

The Silencer

Directed by: Amy Goldstein

Starring: Lynette Walden, Chris Mulkey, Paul Ganus, Jaime Gomez

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Famous writers named Amy and their books

Amy Tan
Amy Tan

Born on February 19, 1952

  • Age: 70
  • Birth sign: Pisces
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 11
The Hundred Secret Senses

The Hundred Secret Senses

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The "wisest and most captivating novel" (Boston Globe) from the author of the bestselling The Valley of AmazementSet in San Francisco and in a remote village of Southwestern China, Amy Tan's

The Joy Luck Club

The Joy Luck Club

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Four mothers, four daughters, four families whose histories shift with the four winds depending on who's "saying" the stories.

Saving Fish From Drowning

Saving Fish From Drowning

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“A rollicking, adventure-filled story . . . packed [with] the human capacity for love.”–USA Today“A superbly executed, good-hearted farce that is part romance and part mystery .

The Kitchen God'S Wife

The Kitchen God'S Wife

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Winnie and Helen have kept each other's worst secrets for more than fifty years. Now, because she believes she is dying, Helen wants to expose everything.

Amy Chua
Amy Chua

Born on October 27, 1962

  • Age: 59
  • Birth sign: Scorpio
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 7
Battle Hymn Of The Tiger Mother

Battle Hymn Of The Tiger Mother

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The New York Times Book Review“[E]ntertaining, bracingly honest and, yes, thought-provoking.”At once provocative and laugh-out-loud funny, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother ignited a global parenting debate with its story of

The Triple Package

The Triple Package

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"That certain groups do much better in America than others—as measured by income, occupational status, test scores, and so on—is difficult to talk about.

Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom
  • No. of books: 7
Lucky Us

Lucky Us

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST AND O: THE OPRAH MAGAZINE • Look for special features inside.

Away

Away

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Panoramic in scope, Away is the epic and intimate story of young Lillian Leyb, a dangerous innocent, an accidental heroine. When her family is destroyed in a Russian pogrom, Lillian comes

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Amy a popular name?

Over the years Amy was most popular in 1976. According to the latest US census information Amy ranks #9th while according to famousnames.vip Amy ranks #5th.

How popular is the name Amy?

According to the US census in 2018, 1326 girls were born named Amy, making Amy the #216th name more popular among girl names. In 1976 Amy had the highest rank with 31435 girls born that year with this name.

How common is the name Amy?

Amy is #216th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Amy more popular ?

The name Amy was more popular in 1976 with 31435 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Amy

The last time a baby was named Amy was in 2020, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2020 are named Amy?

In 2020 there were 1326 baby girls named Amy.

Who is a famous person named Amy?

There a several famous people named Amy, for example actress Amy Adams, director Amy Heckerling, musician Amy Winehouse.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Amy?

A famous actor/actress named Amy is Amy Adams, starring in 4 movies, including Man of Steel and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

Who is a famous director named Amy?

A famous director named Amy is Amy Heckerling, who directed 4 movies, including Johnny Dangerously and Vamps.

Who is a famous singer named Amy?

A famous singer named Amy is Amy Winehouse, with over 4 songs, including Back to Black [Vinyl] and Lioness: Hidden Treasures.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Amy?

There are 4 actors named Amy including Amy Adams and Amy Smart who appeared in movies such as Man of Steel and The Single Moms Club.

How many famous directors are named Amy?

There are 4 directors named Amy including Amy Heckerling and Amy Nicholson who directed movies such as Johnny Dangerously and Zipper: Coney Island's Last Wild Ride.

How many famous writers are named Amy?

There are 3 writers named Amy including Amy Tan and Amy Chua who wrote books such as The Hundred Secret Senses and Battle Hymn Of The Tiger Mother.

How many famous singers are named Amy?

There are 2 singers named Amy including Amy Winehouse and Amy Grant who wrote songs such as Back to Black [Vinyl] and Good For Me.