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Amaro Family History

Amaro Name Meaning
Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese: of uncertain and multiple origin. In part at least, it is from the Germanic personal name Amalric, introduced to northern Italy by the Lombards and to the Iberian peninsula by the Visigoths. In Sicily, it is from a nickname meaning ‘bitter’, ‘unlucky’, or ‘disappointed’ or from an Arabic personal name ‘Ammar. In Portugal, it is from a personal name Amaro, of disputed origin.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Name Distribution of Amaro Families

  • Number of Amaro families
     50 - 97
     17 - 49
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Amaro Family Origin

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Amaro Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Amaro

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Amaro Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Amaro census records

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Amaro Civil War Service Records

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