- OTHER SCRIPTS:
- Hebrew (עָמוֹס) Greek (Αμως) russian (Амос)
- LANGUAGE FAMILY:
- afro-asiatic > semitic > central semitic > hebrew
- NAME ROOT:
- ‛ÂMÔS > AMOS
- NATIVE NAME ROOT:
- ‛ÂMÔS (עָמוֹס)
- This name derives from the Hebrew “‛âmôs”, meaning “encumbered, burdened, carried”. Amos was one of the Twelve Minor Prophets. An older contemporary of Hosea and Isaiah, Amos was active ~750 BCE during the reign of Jeroboam II, (786–746 BCE). He was from the southern Kingdom of Judah but preached in the northern Kingdom of Israel. Amos wrote at a time of relative peace and prosperity and neglect of religion.
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- Numerological Values:
Traits associated with the number 3 include advanced social skills and articulation. People with name-number 3 are delightful to speak to and are often successful orators or writers. They have a colorful imagination and enjoy life to the fullest.
- Chakra Number:
- 3: The number of the Solar Plexus Chakra "Manipura"
Yellow. The centre of our being - the color of sunshine and the color of the third energy centre - the solar plexus chakra. The main energy of yellow is intellect. Do you like yellow color? Discover what yellow means and how it manifests in your body, mind, heart, and spirit.
- Color meaning:
The color yellow relates to acquired knowledge. It is the color which resonates with the left or logic side of the brain stimulating our mental faculties and creating mental agility and perception. Being the lightest hue of the spectrum, the color psychology of yellow is uplifting and illuminating, offering hope, happiness, cheerfulness and fun. In the meaning of colors, yellow inspires original thought and inquisitiveness. Yellow is creative from a mental aspect, the color of new ideas, helping us to find new ways of doing things. It is the practical thinker, not the dreamer.
Notable people and personalities
Amos Bronson Alcott (1779–1888), American Educator, Father Of American Novelist
Amos Dolbear (1837–1910), American Inventor
Amos E. Joel, Jr. (1918–2008), American Electrical Engineer And Inventor
Amos Gitai (born 1950), Israeli Film Director
Amos Grunebaum (born 1950), American Obstetrician, Gynecologist
Amos Lee (born 1978), American Singer-songwriter
Amos Mansdorf (born 1965), Israeli Tennis Player
Amos Meller (1938–2007), Israeli Composer And Conductor
Amos Oz (born 1939), Israeli Writer, Novelist, And Journalist
Amos Tversky (1937–1996), Israeli Pioneer Of Cognitive Science
Amos Urban Shirk (~1890–1956), American Businessman, Author
Amos Zereoué (born 1976), Former American Football Player