Amo Name Meaning

Spanish: occupational name or nickname from amo ‘tutor’, ‘guardian’, or ‘master’ (a masculine form of ama ‘nurse’, Late Latin amma).

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


Similar surnames: Ayo, Amor, Aro, Amon, Amy, Ramo, Alo, Amos, Lio, Alma

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Amo Family Origin

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Amo Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Amo family was Carpenter. The most common Amo occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Amo's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Amo.

Source: Census data for Amo | Data not to scale

Amo Historical Records

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Amo Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Amo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Amo in 1953 was 37, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Amo

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