Amador

First Name
3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
22k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Amador

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  • A submission from California, United States says the name Amador means "Lovely" and is of English origin.
  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Amador is of Spanish origin and means "Lover. Person who loves.".
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Notable Persons Named Amador

Amador Bendayán was a celebrity and television. His career lasted from 1937 to 1989. Amador was born on November 11th, 1920 in Aragua. He breathed his last breath on August 8th, 1989.

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Amador was born on April 12th, 1921 in Guerrero. He passed away on June 26th, 2002.

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He holds the title Hermit. Amador was born in Monsanto (Idanha-a-Nova).

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His military service ended in 1916. Amador was born on April 30th, 1868 in Cuernavaca. He passed away on April 16th, 1916.

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Amador Vaz de Alpoim was a trader, cattle breeder, owner of vineyard, and merchant. Amador was born in 1568 in Santa Maria Island. Amador is also known as Váez de Alpoin. He breathed his last breath on May 26th, 1617.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Amador

Carlos was born on June 23rd, 1936 in Matagalpa, Nicaragua. He died on November 8th, 1976.

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Andrey was born on August 29th, 1986 in San José, Costa Rica. Andrey is also known as Amador Bikkazakova and Andrey.

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Pinky Amador is an actor, television presenter, singing, model (people), actress, tv host, singer, and model. She has been prominent since 1986. Pinky was given the name Pilar Cristina Roxas Amador on March 16th, 1966 in Manila.

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Manuel Amador was a president. He was most prominent from 1904 to 1908. Manuel was born on June 30th, 1833 in Turbaco. He died on May 2nd, 1909.

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Eddie Amador is a house music musician. He has had major accomplishments since 1993. Eddie was given the name Edward Amador on September 13th, 1967. Eddie is also known as Mochico and Edward Louis.

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Japhet Amador is a baseball player. Japhet was born on January 19th, 1987 in Mulegé.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1908 8 0 8
1912 6 0 6
1913 7 0 7
1914 9 0 9
1915 9 0 9
1916 10 0 10
1917 11 0 11
1918 9 0 9
1919 10 0 10
1920 17 0 17
1921 19 0 19
1922 18 0 18
1923 34 0 34
1924 24 0 24
1925 34 0 34
1926 25 0 25
1927 26 0 26
1928 37 0 37
1929 33 0 33
1930 33 0 33
1931 29 0 29
1932 20 0 20
1933 30 0 30
1934 20 0 20
1935 32 0 32
1936 22 0 22
1937 24 0 24
1938 28 0 28
1939 22 0 22
1940 21 0 21
1941 21 0 21
1942 33 0 33
1943 41 0 41
1944 22 0 22
1945 30 0 30
1946 23 0 23
1947 33 0 33
1948 36 0 36
1949 30 0 30
1950 25 0 25
1951 26 0 26
1952 47 0 47
1953 31 0 31
1954 32 0 32
1955 25 0 25
1956 29 0 29
1957 39 0 39
1958 22 0 22
1959 24 0 24
1960 29 0 29
1961 31 0 31
1962 30 0 30
1963 34 0 34
1964 22 0 22
1965 26 0 26
1966 26 0 26
1967 27 0 27
1968 37 0 37
1969 30 0 30
1970 26 0 26
1971 36 0 36
1972 42 0 42
1973 41 0 41
1974 37 0 37
1975 40 0 40
1976 42 0 42
1977 38 0 38
1978 32 0 32
1979 49 0 49
1980 47 0 47
1981 37 0 37
1982 34 0 34
1983 27 0 27
1984 24 0 24
1985 42 0 42
1986 35 0 35
1987 33 0 33
1988 34 0 34
1989 35 0 35
1990 37 0 37
1991 40 0 40
1992 52 0 52
1993 42 0 42
1994 39 0 39
1995 38 0 38
1996 47 0 47
1997 50 0 50
1998 33 0 33
1999 47 0 47
2000 48 0 48
2001 46 0 46
2002 29 0 29
2003 37 0 37
2004 30 0 30
2005 28 0 28
2006 32 0 32
2007 45 0 45
2008 26 0 26
2009 18 0 18
2010 37 0 37
2011 36 0 36
2012 20 0 20
2013 25 0 25
2014 22 0 22
2015 28 0 28
2016 26 0 26
2017 22 0 22

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International Interest for Amador

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Popularity of Amador as a first name

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Popularity of Amador as a last name

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Common last names for Amador

  • Garcia
  • Rodriguez
  • Martinez
  • Perez
  • Lopez
  • Ramirez
  • Torres
  • Rivera
  • Sanchez
  • Flores
  • Vargas
  • Diaz

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Amador U.S.
  White 7.78% 64.26%
  African American 0.36% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.48% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.34% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.32% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 89.72% 16.26%

Of Last Name Amador

People with the last name Amador are most frequently Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Amador

  • How Popular is the name Amador? Amador is the 5,017th most popular name of all time. As a last name Amador was the 1,603rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Amador have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,199 babies born with the first name Amador in the United States. That's more than enough people named Amador 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 Amador? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1908 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Amador first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Amador is Saturday, October 11th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Amador born? The highest recorded use of the first name Amador was in 1992 with a total of 52 babies.
  • Random Amador Factoid: According to the 1945 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Amador is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1945.
  • Weird things about the name Amador: Your name in reverse order is Rodama. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Maarod. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Amador? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 22,370 people with the last name Amador.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Amador? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 8 of them will have Amador as their last name.

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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