Subject: Re: nationality of name
Author: Steve   (guest)
Date: April 12, 2004 at 8:24 PM
Reply to: nationality of name by Pat Spotts

A baby name book I have says that Ames comes from French for 'friend' ...more probable that it is from the same root as the French verb, to like, 'aimer' ... which was likely brought to England by the Normans.

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