Of Latin origin.

Amatus means “beloved” in Latin.

Feminine form of the name is Amata.

Other forms of the name are: Amato, Aimé, Amado.

Saint Amatus, known as Saint Amatus of Grenoble, and as Saint Ame, was an early Benedict monk and a hermit. He converted a rich baron who later founded the Abbey of Rombers or Remiremont.