Amaro Name Meaning

Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese: of uncertain and multiple origin. In part at least, it is from the Germanic personal name Amalric, introduced to northern Italy by the Lombards and to the Iberian peninsula by the Visigoths. In Sicily, it is from a nickname meaning ‘bitter’, ‘unlucky’, or ‘disappointed’ or from an Arabic personal name ‘Ammar. In Portugal, it is from a personal name Amaro, of disputed origin.

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


Similar surnames: Maro, Amar, Amado, Amari, Mauro, Marzo, Caro, Mato, Alamo, Asaro

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Amaro Family Origin

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Amaro Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer and Keep House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Amaro. The most common Amaro occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Amaro's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Amaro family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keep House

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

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Amaro Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, Amaro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1958. The average life expectancy for Amaro in 1949 was 62, and 71 in 2004.

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