Amaro Family History

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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 Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Amaro name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Amaro. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Native American—North, Central, South

    20%

  • England & Wales

    17%

  • Spain

    14%

  • Portugal

    13%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    8%

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Amaro Family Origin

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Amaro Family Occupations

What did your Amaro ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, 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. Farmer and Keep House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Amaro.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keep House

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

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Amaro Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Amaro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amaro 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Amaro. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Amaro. For the veterans among your Amaro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Amaro Life Expectancy

What is the average Amaro lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Amaro

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Amaro ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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