Amor Family History

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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

What did your Amor ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Amor occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 14% of Amor's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farm Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Amor. A less common occupation for the Amor family was Pauper.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farm Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Pauper


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

Amor Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Amor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amor 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Amor. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Amor. For the veterans among your Amor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Amor Life Expectancy

What is the average Amor lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Amor

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Amor 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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