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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Amaru

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From Latin amārus.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Amaru

Túpac Amaru is a monarch. He holds the title Sapa Inca. He was most active from 1571 to 1572.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1996 7 0 7
1997 31 0 31
1998 24 0 24
1999 17 0 17
2000 12 0 12
2001 14 0 14
2002 22 0 22
2003 30 0 30
2004 39 0 39
2005 28 0 28
2006 24 0 24
2007 23 0 23
2008 16 0 16
2009 27 0 27
2010 25 0 25
2011 30 0 30
2012 37 0 37
2013 34 0 34
2014 24 0 24
2015 26 0 26
2016 29 0 29
2017 37 0 37

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Popularity of Amaru as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Amaru U.S.
  White 81.94% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.47% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.86% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.56% 16.26%

Of Last Name Amaru

People with the last name Amaru are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Amaru

  • How Popular is the name Amaru? Amaru is the 15,256th most popular name of all time. As a last name Amaru was the 120,187th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Amaru have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 556 babies born with the first name Amaru in the United States. That's more than enough people named Amaru to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Amaru? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1996 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Amaru first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Amaru is Saturday, November 17th, 1984.
  • What year had the most people named Amaru born? The highest recorded use of the first name Amaru was in 2004 with a total of 39 babies.
  • Random Amaru Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Amaru is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Amaru: Your name in reverse order is Urama. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aamur. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Amaru? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 144 people with the last name Amaru.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Amaru? Amaru is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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