Amor Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: from Spanish and Portuguese amor ‘love’, used to denote an illegitimate child, also as a nickname for a philanderer. Spanish, Portuguese, and English: from the medieval personal name Amor (Latin amor ‘love’), which was popular in Spain, Italy, and France, and introduced into England by the Normans. There was a St. Amor, of obscure history and unknown date, whose relics were preserved and venerated at the village of St. Amour in Burgundy.

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


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

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Amor Family Origin

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Amor Family Occupations

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  • Apprentice

    11%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Com Taker

    11%
  • Engineer

    11%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Amor family was Engineer. The most common Amor occupation in Canada was Apprentice. 11% of Amor's were Apprentices. Apprentice, Carpenter and Com Taker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Amor.

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Amor Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Amor

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