Gender Male
Language(s) Hebrew
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Amos (Hebrew: עָמוֹס‎) may refer to:



First name

  • Amos (prophet), one of the twelve minor prophets in the Hebrew Bible
  • Amos, son of Nephi and his son Amos, two minor figures in the Book of Mormon
  • Amos Bronson Alcott (1779–1888), American educator, Father of American novelist Louisa May Alcott
  • Amos Dolbear (1837–1910), American inventor
  • Amos Diggory, fictional character in the Harry Potter books and films
  • Amos Grunebaum, (born 1950), American obstetrician, gynecologist, and maternal-fetal medicine specialist
  • Amos E. Joel, Jr. (1918–2008), American electrical engineer and inventor
  • 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 Urban Shirk (1890?–1956), American businessman, author and reader of encyclopedias
  • Amos Tversky (1937–1996), pioneer of cognitive science
  • Amos Zereoue, American football player
  • Amos Gitai, Israeli film director
  • John Amos Comenius (1592–1670), Moravian teacher, scientist, educator and writer


  • Alf Amos, English footballer who played for Brentford and Millwall Athletic
  • Ben Amos (born 1990), goalkeeper for Manchester United F.C. reserves
  • Bruce Amos (born 1946), Canadian chess player
  • Danny Amos, South African born-Israeli association football player
  • Imre Ámos (1907-c.1944/5), Jewish-Hungarian painter
  • John Amos, actor
  • Martin John Amos, (born 1941) Catholic Bishop of Davenport, Iowa (USA)
  • Michael Amos, New Zealand swimmer
  • Nathan Amos, South African born-Israeli international rugby union player
  • Stephen K. Amos, stand-up comedian from England
  • Terri Utley née Amos (born 1962), beauty queen and motivational speaker
  • Tori Amos, (born Myra Ellen Amos, 1963), American pianist and singer-songwriter
  • Wally Amos (born 1936), entrepreneur, actor and book writer. Founder of the "Famous Amos" chocolate chip cookie brand.
  • Walter Amos, English footballer who played in 455 games for Bury


  • AMOS or Advanced Mortar System, a 120 mm automatic twin barrelled, breech loaded mortar turret
  • AMOS (programming language), a dialect of BASIC on the Amiga computer
  • AMOS (Alpha Micro Operating System) - see Alpha Microsystems
  • AMOS, a statistical software package for structural equation modelling, produced by SPSS
  • AMOS (software), a programme in the field of MRO software that manages the maintenance, engineering and logistics requirements of modern aircraft
  • AMOS (Advanced MO Scripting) is a proprietary Ericsson tool for the administration of CPP Platform Network Elements.
  • AMOS a software program for Asset Management including maintenance, procurement and technical management in the fields of ships, defence and oil & gas installations - see SpecTec


  • Amos, California, in Imperial County
  • Adams Morgan, neighborhood also known as Amos in Washington, DC
  • Amos, Quebec, town in northwestern Quebec, Canada
  • Amos (ancient city), ancient town close to Marmaris, Turkey


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  • AMOS — (Heb. עָמוֹס; eighth century B.C.E.), prophet in the northern kingdom of Israel. The Book of Amos is the third book of the 12 Minor Prophets according to the Hebrew order (between Joel and Obadiah) and the second according to the Septuagint… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Amos — (‏עמוס‎) ist ein hebräischer männlicher Vorname und Familienname. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Herkunft und Bedeutung 2 Bekannte Namensträger 2.1 Vorname …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Amos — • Old Testament prophet Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Amos     Amos     † Catholic Encyclo …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • AMOS — bezeichnet: Amos (Analysis of Moment Structures), eine Software zur Auswertung von Strukturgleichungsmodellen auf Basis der Kovarianzstrukturanalyse Amos (Musiker), einen deutschen Popmusiker Amos (Québec), eine Stadt in Québec, Kanada Amos… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • AMOS — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. {{{image}}}   Sigles d une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres   Sigles de trois lettres …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Amos Oz — im Jahr 2005 Amos Oz (hebräisch ‏עמוס עוז‎, gebürtig Amos Klausner; * 4. Mai 1939 in Jerusalem) ist ein israelischer Schriftsteller und Mitbegründer der politischen Bewegung Peace Now …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Amos Oz — ( he. עמוס עוז) (born May 4, 1939, birth name Amos Klausner) is an Israeli writer, novelist, and journalist. He is also a professor of literature at Ben Gurion University in Be er Sheva. Since 1967, he has been a prominent advocate of a two state …   Wikipedia

  • AMOS 1 — [ 1] [ 1] is a commercial communication satellite. It was the first Israeli communications satellite. The satellite was positioned at 4 deg west longitude in… …   Wikipedia

  • Amos — amos, as (del lat. «ambos»; ant.) adj. y pron. pl. *Ambos. * * * amos, mas. (Del lat. ambos). adj. pl. desus. ambos. * * * (as used in expressions) Alcott, (Amos) Bronson …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • AMOS 2 — [ 2] [ 2] is a commercial communication satellite. The satellite was positioned at 4 deg west longitude in the geo stationary was launched at December… …   Wikipedia

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