Amadeus is a theophoric given name derived from the Latin words ama – the imperative of the word amare ('to love') – and deus (god). As a linguistic compound in the form of a phereoikos, it means "Love God!". The German-language equivalent is "Gottlieb'; Slavic versions include "Bogumil" and "Bohumil". Other related names are the female form, "Amadea", the French "Amédée " (male), the Spanish "Amadeo", the Italian "Amedeo", and "Amadis". In contrast, the Greek name "Theophilos" means "friend of God".
Related to Mozart
The best-known bearer of the name is the composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
Many of the following are derived directly or indirectly from Mozart's name:
- Amadeus, 1979 stage play by Peter Shaffer
- Amadeus (film), 1984 film based on the play
- Amadeus Institute, think tank based in Morocco
- Rambo Amadeus, pseudonym for the Serbian-Montenegrin rock singer-songwriter Antonije Pušić
- Amadeus CRS, computer reservation system used by airlines and travel agencies
- Amadeus IT Group, IT company which owns the above
- "Rock Me Amadeus", 1986 song by the Austrian singer Falco
- Amadeus Quartet, former English string quartet
- Eleutherodactylus amadeus, species of frog
- Amadeo I of Spain
- Amadeus II, Count of Savoy
- Amadeus III, Count of Savoy
- Amadeus IV, Count of Savoy
- Amadeus V, Count of Savoy
- Amadeus VI, Count of Savoy
- Amadeus VII, Count of Savoy
- Amadeus VIII, Duke of Savoy, Antipope Felix V
- Amadeus IX, Duke of Savoy
- Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy
- Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia
- Victor Amadeus III of Sardinia
- Amadeus IT Group, transaction processor for the global travel and tourism industry
- Amadeus (database), a database on financial and business information on Europe's biggest 510,000 public and private firms, developed by Bureau van Dijk.
- All pages beginning with "Amadeus" for people with the first name Amadeus
- All pages beginning with "Amadeo" for people with the first name Amadeo
- All pages beginning with "Amedeo" for people with the first name Amedeo
- Pages with 'Amadeus' or 'Amadeo' or 'Amedeo' in their title
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