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Amador Name Meaning

Spanish, Portuguese, and Catalan: from a medieval personal name, Latin Amator ‘lover (i.e. of God)’, from amare ‘to love’. As a personal name it was particularly popular in the 16th century, having been borne by various saints.

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


Similar surnames: Amado, Amor, Amato, Amaro, Mayor, Madore, Amos, Madej, Amadeo, Major

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Amador Family Origin

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Amador Family Occupations

What did your Amador ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Amador family was Farmer. The most common Amador occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 25% of Amador's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Laborer and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Amador.

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  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Farm Hand

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%

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Amador Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Amador ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Amador Life Expectancy

What is the average Amador lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, Amador life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Amador in 1953 was 43, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Amador ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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