Amo Name Meaning

Spanish: occupational name or nickname from amo ‘tutor’, ‘guardian’, or ‘master’ (a masculine form of ama ‘nurse’, Late Latin amma).

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


Similar surnames: Ayo, Amor, Aro, Amon, Amy, Ramo, Alo, Amos, Lio, Alma

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Amo Family Origin

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Amo Family Occupations

What did your Amo ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Amo family was Carpenter. The most common Amo occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Amo's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Amo.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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Amo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Amo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amo 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Amo. 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 Amo. For the veterans among your Amo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Amo Life Expectancy

What is the average Amo lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Amo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Amo in 1953 was 37, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Amo 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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