origin, that is, it is a surname derived from the place of origin of the initial bearer. In this case, the surname is derived from one of the many places name Amaral in Portugal. It is possible that the place name is derived from the same root as the Portuguese word "amaral," which denotes a type of black grape.
The surname Amaral was first found in Portugal.
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