Amaro Family History
Amaro Name Meaning
Italian: in part it is probably derived from a shortened form of the personal name Adimaro from ancient Germanic Aud(o)mar from aud- ‘riches’ + mari- ‘famous’. In Sicily it is from the Arabic personal name ‘Ammār (see Ammar ) or a nickname from the Italian adjective amaro ‘bitter disappointed’. Spanish and Portuguese: from the personal name Amaro of disputed probably not ancient Germanic origin (compare above). Saint Amaro is a patron saint of Galician immigrants to Portugal.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022