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Dictionary of American Family Names
Patrick HanksPatrick Hanks

Aamodt (331) 

Norwegian and Swedish (Åmot): topographic name for someone who lived by the confluence of two streams, from aa, å ‘stream’ + mot ‘meeting’. This is also a common habitational name in Norway, from any of the 40 or more farms so named.

given names Scandinavian 7%. Lars, Nels.