Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Amant m. Latin amandus 'meant to be loved'.

The name of a 7th C French saint.

Belgium
Middle Dutch
1415 Amant (dat) AM6 p. 26
Dutch
1597x1598 Amant BoonenGes p. 368
England
Walloon
1584 Amand RWC p. 9
France
Latin
694 Amandi (gen) DCEL-2 Add. VI; 825 Amandus (nom) InsMacon V; 1378 Amando (dat) hanquetvol1 1652, Amandus (nom) ibid. 2433
Italy
Latin
1300 Amantonis (gen) ActDipVeneto-I-1 p. 50
Switzerland
Early New High German
1553 Amandum (gen) MHCG2 330; 1554 Amandus (nom) ibid. 331
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Amant". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2019, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2019/1/name/Amant.