Amado

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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Amado

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Notable Persons Named Amado

Amado Carrillo Fuentes was a drug lord. Amado was born Amado Carrillo Fuentes on December 17th, 1956 in Navolato, Sinaloa. Amado is also known as El Señor de los Cielos. He passed away on July 3rd, 1997.

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Amado Nervo was a fiction, poetry, and essay poet, journalist, educator, mexican ambassador to argentina, and uruguay. His career lasted from 19 to 19. Amado was given the name Juan Crisóstomo Ruiz de Nervo on August 27th, 1870 in Tepic, Nayarit, Mexico. He left this life on May 24th, 1919.

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Amado Guevara is a soccer player for the Club Deportivo Olimpia, C.D. Motagua, Real Valladolid, Toros Neza, Club Zacatepec, Deportivo Saprissa, New York Red Bulls, Chivas USA, Toronto FC, C.D. Marathón, Honduras national under-20 football team, and Honduras national football team. Amado was born on May 2nd, 1976 in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

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Amado Boudou is an Executive Director of ANSES, 35th Vice President of Argentina, Minister of the Economy, Executive Director ofANSES, Ministry of Economy, and Public Finances (Argentina). Amado was born on November 19th, 1962 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Amado was born in 1898. He passed away in 1972.

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Amado Cortez was an actor. His career lasted from 1950 to 1998. Amado was given the name Arsenio Ruiz Padilla in 1928. He died in 2003.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Amado

Jorge Amado was a writer. Jorge was given the name Jorge Leal Amado de Faria on August 10th, 1912 in Itabuna. He left this life on August 6th, 2001.

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Diogo Amado is a soccer player for the G.D. Estoril Praia, Clube de Futebol Esperança de Lagos, Sporting Clube de Portugal, Real Sport Clube, Odivelas F.C., U.D. Leiria, Sheffield Wednesday F.C., Portugal national under-16 football team, Portugal national under-17 football team, and Portugal n. Diogo was born on January 21st, 1990 in Lagos, Portugal.

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Luís Amado is a Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of Defence, List of Ministers of Foreign Affairs (Portugal), and Council of Ministers (Portugal). Luís was born on September 17th, 1953 in Lisbon.

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Marijke was born on February 1st, 1954 in Tilburg.

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Lauro Amadò was a soccer player for the FC Lugano, Servette FC, Grasshopper Club Zürich, and Switzerland national football team. Lauro was born on March 3rd, 1912 in Lugano. Lauro is also known as Lajo. He breathed his last breath on June 6th, 1971.

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Carlos was born on September 25th, 1944 in Guatemala City.

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How popular is the baby name Amado in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1883 5 0 5
1910 8 0 8
1912 8 0 8
1913 17 0 17
1914 12 0 12
1915 9 0 9
1916 14 0 14
1917 15 0 15
1918 11 0 11
1919 24 0 24
1920 21 0 21
1921 23 0 23
1922 30 0 30
1923 20 0 20
1924 34 0 34
1925 42 0 42
1926 27 0 27
1927 34 0 34
1928 41 0 41
1929 41 0 41
1930 34 0 34
1931 34 0 34
1932 44 0 44
1933 29 0 29
1934 30 0 30
1935 31 0 31
1936 16 0 16
1937 35 0 35
1938 23 0 23
1939 14 0 14
1940 23 0 23
1941 29 0 29
1942 22 0 22
1943 30 0 30
1944 31 0 31
1945 25 0 25
1946 30 0 30
1947 30 0 30
1948 43 0 43
1949 24 0 24
1950 33 0 33
1951 42 0 42
1952 30 0 30
1953 35 0 35
1954 40 0 40
1955 39 0 39
1956 39 0 39
1957 37 0 37
1958 29 0 29
1959 36 0 36
1960 33 0 33
1961 41 0 41
1962 37 0 37
1963 28 0 28
1964 28 0 28
1965 36 0 36
1966 23 0 23
1967 39 0 39
1968 30 0 30
1969 29 0 29
1970 37 0 37
1971 39 0 39
1972 30 0 30
1973 37 0 37
1974 44 0 44
1975 45 0 45
1976 34 0 34
1977 47 0 47
1978 42 0 42
1979 35 0 35
1980 41 0 41
1981 49 0 49
1982 49 0 49
1983 30 0 30
1984 41 0 41
1985 41 0 41
1986 31 0 31
1987 37 0 37
1988 40 0 40
1989 38 0 38
1990 52 0 52
1991 35 0 35
1992 40 0 40
1993 58 0 58
1994 41 0 41
1995 37 0 37
1996 56 0 56
1997 50 0 50
1998 59 0 59
1999 53 0 53
2000 64 0 64
2001 48 0 48
2002 27 0 27
2003 43 0 43
2004 42 0 42
2005 59 0 59
2006 57 0 57
2007 54 0 54
2008 37 0 37
2009 37 0 37
2010 30 0 30
2011 32 0 32
2012 42 0 42
2013 42 0 42
2014 44 0 44
2015 42 0 42
2016 47 0 47
2017 40 0 40

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Popularity of Amado as a first name

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Popularity of Amado as a last name

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Common last names for Amado

  • Rodriguez
  • Garcia
  • Martinez
  • Sanchez
  • Lopez
  • Gonzalez
  • Rivera
  • Cruz
  • Ramirez
  • Reyes
  • Diaz
  • Garza
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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Amado U.S.
  White 18.70% 64.26%
  African American 16.14% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.97% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.71% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.01% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 57.47% 16.26%

Of Last Name Amado

People with the last name Amado are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Amado

  • How Popular is the name Amado? Amado is the 4,538th most popular name of all time. As a last name Amado was the 8,896th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Amado have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,752 babies born with the first name Amado in the United States. That's more than enough people named Amado to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Amado? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1883 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Amado first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Amado is Friday, September 13th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Amado born? The highest recorded use of the first name Amado was in 2000 with a total of 64 babies.
  • Random Amado Factoid: According to the 1930 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Amado is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 21 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1930.
  • Weird things about the name Amado: Your name in reverse order is Odama. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Damao. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Amado? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,680 people with the last name Amado.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Amado? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Amado as their last name.

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