Amaral Family History

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Amaral Name Meaning

Portuguese: habitational name from any of the numerous minor places called Amaral. The place name is of uncertain etymology, probably from the term amaral, denoting a kind of black grape (from Latin amarus ‘bitter’). Alternatively, the origin may be a collective noun derived from Spanish maro, amaro ‘cat-thyme’ (Latin marum, influenced by Spanish amargo ‘bitter’).

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

Similar surnames: Amaro, Canal, Almaraz, Amparan, Amaya, Agarwal, Mars, Maran, Maia

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Amaral Family Origin

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Amaral Family Occupations

What did your Amaral ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Spinner were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Amaral. 14% of Amaral men worked as a Laborer and 5% of Amaral women worked as a Spinner. Some less common occupations for Americans named Amaral were Doffer and Stitcher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Doffer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Spinner
  • Weaver
  • Seamstress
  • Stitcher

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

Amaral Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Amaral. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amaral census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Amaral. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Amaral. For the veterans among your Amaral ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Amaral Life Expectancy

What is the average Amaral lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Amaral life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Amaral in 1946 was 32, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Amaral

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