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.

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List of People with Surname Amaro

Based on our public records, there are a total of 8,185 people with the surname Amaro. Among these people surnamed Amaro, there are approximately 714 distinct names, with an average of 11 people who share the same name. Jose Amaro, Juan Amaro and Luis Amaro are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Amaro, with 295, 154 and 97 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that California has the most people surnamed Amaro, with a total of 2,067 people, and there are a total of 511 distinct names among these people. Texas is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Amaro, with a total of 1,844 people and an average of 461 distinct names.