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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Amor

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  • A user from South Africa says the name Amor is of Latin origin and means "Love".
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  1. (Roman mythology) god of love; counterpart of Greek Eros

From the type object, 1221 Amor

  1. (astronomy) An asteroid that orbits between the orbits of Earth and Mars

Notable Persons Named Amor

Amor de Cosmos was an MLA for Victoria District and MLAforVictoria District. He was most prominent from 1872 to 1874. Amor was born on August 20th, 1825 in Windsor, Nova Scotia. He left this life on July 4th, 1897.


Amor Vittone is an afrikaans, english language, and pop music musician. Her ongoing career started in 1998. Amor was given the name Amor Ines Vittone on March 16th, 1972.


Amor was born on January 1st, 1969.


Amor was born on July 1st, 1985 in Kebili.


Amor was born Amor Ben Salem on August 6th, 1932 in Métouia, Tunisia.



Notable Persons With the Last Name Amor

Guillermo Amor is a soccer player for the Adelaide United FC, Benidorm CF, FC Barcelona, FC Barcelona B, ACF Fiorentina, Villarreal CF, Livingston F.C., Spain national under-18 football team, Spain national under-21 football team, and Spain national football team. Guillermo was born on December 4th, 1967 in Benidorm, Spain.


Amir Amor is an electronic music, pop music, hip hop music, alternative rock, dance music, and soul music musician. He was most active from 2002 to present. Amir was given the name Amir Izadkhah in Tehran, Iran. Amir is also known as Analog Kid.


Rick Amor is an artist in the fields of painting, drawing, sculpture, and printmaker. Rick was given the name Richard William Amor on March 3rd, 1948 in Frankston, Australia.


Pita Amor was a poet. Pita was born on May 30th, 1918 in Mexico City. She passed away on May 8th, 2000.


El Général is a hip hop music rapping and singer-songwriter. El was given the name Hamada Ben Amor in Sfax. El is also known as El General.


Simon Amor is a rugby player for the London Scottish F.C.He was most active from 1997 to present. Simon was born on April 25th, 1979 in Kingston upon Thames.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 5 0 5
1922 5 0 5
1972 6 6 0
1974 8 8 0
1975 6 6 0
1976 7 7 0
1978 5 5 0
1979 9 9 0
1980 6 6 0
1981 5 5 0
1983 6 6 0
1984 5 5 0
1986 7 7 0
1987 7 7 0
1988 6 6 0
1989 9 9 0
1990 6 6 0
1992 8 8 0
1993 8 8 0
1994 8 8 0
1995 17 9 8
1996 13 13 0
1997 15 15 0
1998 14 14 0
1999 16 16 0
2000 26 19 7
2001 20 15 5
2002 27 20 7
2003 41 34 7
2004 38 32 6
2005 41 31 10
2006 59 43 16
2007 55 46 9
2008 61 48 13
2009 71 48 23
2010 65 52 13
2011 78 61 17
2012 86 66 20
2013 104 80 24
2014 150 126 24
2015 113 88 25
2016 130 96 34
2017 124 102 22

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Popularity of Amor as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Amor U.S.
  White 39.02% 64.26%
  African American 2.16% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 20.59% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 36.14% 16.26%

Of Last Name Amor

People with the last name Amor are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Amor

  • What name lists does Amor rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Amor? Amor is the 8,144th most popular name of all time. As a last name Amor was the 19,456th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Amor have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,496 babies born with the first name Amor in the United States. That's more than enough people named Amor to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Amor? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Amor first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Amor is Tuesday, February 22nd, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Amor born? The highest recorded use of the first name Amor was in 2014 with a total of 126 babies.
  • Random Amor Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Amor is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Amor: Your name in reverse order is Roma. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aorm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Amor? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,389 people with the last name Amor.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Amor? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Amor as their last name since less than 1 person in 213k 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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