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Amo Family History

Amo Surname Meaning

Spanish: occupational name or nickname from amo ‘tutor guardian master’ (a masculine form of ama ‘nurse’ Late Latin amma). Altered form of French Émond (see Emond ). West African (Ghana): Akan name found (mainly) among the Nzema people of unexplained etymology.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

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

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Where is the Amo family from?

You can see how Amo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Amo family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Amo families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 4 Amo families living in London. This was about 31% of all the recorded Amo's in United Kingdom. London and 1 other county had the highest population of Amo families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Amo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Amo ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Amo. 100% of Amo women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 4,000 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 Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Amo. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 864 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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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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