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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Amare

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Alt. Meaning

A is for appreciative, of all you have

M is for mirth, your laughter.

A is for accountable, someone to be counted on

R is for realist, the way you are.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

Notable Persons Named Amare

Amare Subba is an athlete for the Machhindra Football Club.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Amare

Hailemariyam was born on February 22nd, 1997.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1997 11 5 6
1998 8 0 8
1999 6 0 6
2000 14 0 14
2001 16 6 10
2002 38 9 29
2003 171 17 154
2004 142 7 135
2005 369 22 347
2006 280 18 262
2007 399 23 376
2008 378 21 357
2009 396 19 377
2010 530 25 505
2011 665 26 639
2012 561 27 534
2013 440 17 423
2014 275 12 263
2015 289 21 268
2016 226 19 207
2017 213 15 198
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Amare

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Amare as a first name

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Popularity of Amare as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Amare U.S.
  White 4.73% 64.26%
  African American 90.74% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.03% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.67% 16.26%

Of Last Name Amare

People with the last name Amare are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Amare

  • How Popular is the name Amare? Amare is the 3,600th most popular name of all time. As a last name Amare was the 44,270th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Amare have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,427 babies born with the first name Amare in the United States. That's more than enough people named Amare to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Amare? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1997 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Amare first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Amare is Wednesday, September 21st, 1927.
  • What year had the most people named Amare born? The highest recorded use of the first name Amare was in 2011 with a total of 639 babies.
  • Random Amare Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Amare is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 12 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Amare: Your name in reverse order is Erama. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Maear. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Amare? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 486 people with the last name Amare.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Amare? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Amare as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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