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Amor Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: nickname from amor ‘love’ used to denote an illegitimate child and also a philanderer. Spanish Portuguese and French: from the medieval personal name Amor (from Latin amor ‘love’) which was popular in Spain Italy and France. See also Amour English: variant of Amour . Muslim (Maghreb) and Jewish (from Maghreb): variant of Amour

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Amore, Amory, Amos, Amo, Amador, Amon, Mar, Mort, Amores, Amy

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Where is the Amor family from?

You can see how Amor families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Amor family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Amor families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Amor family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Amor's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Amor families in 1840.
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What did your Amor ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Amor. 36% of Amor men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Amor women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Amor were Truck Driver and Seamstress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Labor
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Stenographer
  • Packer
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Amor. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Amor. For the veterans among your Amor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Amor lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Amor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Amor in 1952 was 25, and 64 in 2004.

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