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OTHER FORMS: Ames, Emes, Eams
CONTRIBUTOR: LMS on 5/14/2014
Meaning & History
Probably from the possessive case of the Middle English word eam
‘uncle’, denoting a retainer in the household of the uncle of some important local person. Possibly also a variant of Ames