Of Latin origin.

Amy derives from the French name Aimée, meaning “beloved”.

From the Latin Amata, which was the feminine form of Amatus, of the same meaning.

Other forms of the name are: Amie, Amée, Amey, Amada.

Famous bearers are Amy Adams, Amy Lee, Amy Winehouse, Amy Schumer, Amy Ryan, Amy Brenneman.

Amy Lee is an American singer, songwriter, pianist, composer.

She became widely known as the lead vocalist and co-founder of the rock band “Evanescence”.

The band has sold more than 25 million records worldwide, won several awards, including Grammy and MTV awards and released several singles that went gold and platinum.