Through the Old French name based on Latin 'amatus' definition enjoyed. In use since at least the 12th century. Utilized by 19th century Uk journalist Charles Kingsley for the hero of their book 'Westward Ho!'.
Name Origin: French
Name Gender: Male
In April 1585 Sir Amyas Paulet was appointed to the office of which Sadler, accused of careless indulgence, had requested to be relieved; and on Christmas Eve she was removed from the hateful shelter of Tutbury to the castle of Chartley in the same county.