Amato Family History

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Amato Name Meaning

Italian: from a medieval personal name, Amato, Latin Amatus ‘beloved’, i.e. by God.

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

Similar surnames: Amado, D'amato, Amaro, Amico, Agate, Sabato, Mato, Asaro, Beato

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Amato Family Origin

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Amato Family Occupations

What did your Amato ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Amato family was Merchant & Importer Of Foreign Goods. The most common Amato occupation in the UK was Cook Out Of Employment. 33% of Amato's were Cook Out Of Employments. Cook Out Of Employment and Cuisieniere (Cook Dom) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Amato.

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  • Cook Out Of Employment

  • Cuisieniere (Cook Dom)

  • Merchant & Importer Of Foreign Goods


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Amato ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Amato Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Amato. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amato 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 14,000 immigration records available for the last name Amato. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Amato. For the veterans among your Amato ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Amato Life Expectancy

What is the average Amato lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Amato life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Amato in 1944 was 39, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Amato

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Amato 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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