Amos (ay-mis) is a masculine name that is used in the English, Hebrew, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek, and Biblical Hebrew languages.

Meaning and HistoryEdit

Amos means "carried" in Hebrew.

Amos is one of the twelve minor prophets of the Old Testament, the author of the Book of Amos, the oldest of the prophetic books.

As an English name, Amos has been used since the Protestant Reformation and was popular among the Puritans.