Amato Name Meaning

Italian: from a medieval personal name, Amato, Latin Amatus ‘beloved’, i.e. by God.

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


Similar surnames: Amado, D'amato, Amaro, Amico, Agate, Sabato, Mato, Asaro, Beato

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Amato Family Origin

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Amato Family Occupations

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  • Boot Black

    25%
  • Fruit & Candy Deal.

    25%
  • Lager Beer Saloon

    25%
  • Musician

    25%

In 1880, the most common Amato occupation in the USA was Boot Black. 25% of Amato's were Boot Blacks. Boot Black, Fruit & Candy Deal. and Lager Beer Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Amato. A less common occupation for the Amato family was Musician.

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Amato Historical Records

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Amato Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Amato life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Amato in 1944 was 39, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Amato

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