Amarante Family History
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Amarante Name Meaning
Italian (Campania): from an early Christian female personal name, Greek Amaranthe ‘unfading’, bestowed with reference to the adjective amarantos as used in I Peter 5:4: ‘And when the chief shepherd shall appear, ye shall receive a crown of glory that fadeth not away’. The personal name was sometimes wrongly taken as a derivative of anthos ‘flower’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Amante, Marando, Marano, Morante, Mirante, Quaranta, Maranda, Morant