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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Amora

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  1. One of a group of rabbis (active AD 250-500) who discussed the Mishnaic law in the law schools of Palestine and Mesopotamia where they explained and applied earlier teachings and whose discussions are recorded in the Talmud; they emphasized the study of Torah and the importance of personal action and the fulfillment of the commandments

Notable Persons With the Last Name Amora

Michael Amora is an athlete for the Manila Jeepney F.C.


Daniel Amora is a sports team member for the ABC Futebol Clube.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1984 5 5 0
1993 5 5 0
1994 5 5 0
1997 10 10 0
1998 11 11 0
2000 9 9 0
2001 6 6 0
2002 19 19 0
2003 18 18 0
2004 31 31 0
2005 40 40 0
2006 70 70 0
2007 56 56 0
2008 110 110 0
2009 117 117 0
2010 137 137 0
2011 142 142 0
2012 174 174 0
2013 200 200 0
2014 181 181 0
2015 256 256 0
2016 259 259 0
2017 411 411 0

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Popularity of Amora as a first name

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Popularity of Amora as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Amora U.S.
  White 10.48% 64.26%
  African American 9.05% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 57.14% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 20.48% 16.26%

Of Last Name Amora

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

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Fun Facts about the name Amora

  • How Popular is the name Amora? Amora is the 6,248th most popular name of all time. As a last name Amora was the 88,336th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Amora have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,272 babies born with the first name Amora in the United States. That's more than enough people named Amora 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 Amora? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1984 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Amora first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Amora is Saturday, April 1st, 1893.
  • What year had the most people named Amora born? The highest recorded use of the first name Amora was in 2017 with a total of 411 babies.
  • Random Amora Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Amora is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 9 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Amora: Your name in reverse order is Aroma. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aarom. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Amora? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 210 people with the last name Amora.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Amora? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Amora as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m 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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