Amaranth


Gender: Feminine

Origin: Greek

Meaning: “Immortal; unfading.”

Pronunciation: (am-ah-RANTH) Amaranth

Nicknames: Ama, Amara, Am, Ammy, Ranthe, Mara

Detail: In Greek mythology, the amaranth was an eternally-blooming flower.

Amaranth Brandybuck was a Hobbit in Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings.

Variations:

  • Amaranta (ah-mah-RAN-ta)
  • Amaranthe (am-ah-RAN-thee)
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