- a masculine name
- a Hebrew prophet of the 8th cent.
- the book containing his prophecies: abbrev. Am.
Origin of AmosClassical Hebrew (language) amos, literally , borne (by God?)
A Hebrew prophet of the eighth century BC. He was the earliest prophet to have a book of the Bible named for him.
Origin of AmosHebrew 'āmôs &ayin;ms
Origin of AmosAfter Amos 1
Possibly from Hebrew עמוס (amos, “to carry; a burden”).