Amaral History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
- Origins Available:
The surname Amaral is of local 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.
Early Origins of the Amaral family
The surname Amaral was first found in Portugal.
Early History of the Amaral family
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Amaral Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Amaral, Ammaral, De Amaral and others.
Early Notables of the Amaral family (pre 1700)
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In the United States, the name Amaral is the 4,344th most popular surname with an estimated 7,461 people with that name. 
| Amaral migration to the United States ||+|
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Amaral Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Dominga Amaral, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1816 
- Joseph F. Amaral, who settled in Ashtabula Co., Ohio
- Frank Arnaldo Amaral, who settled in Ashtabula Co., Ohio
- Anna Filomena Amaral, aged 34, who landed in America, in 1894
Amaral Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Adam B. Amaral, aged 24, who landed in America from Mijarella, Portugal, in 1910
- Alfredo Santos Amaral, aged 33, who immigrated to the United States from Portugal, in 1919
- Americo Amaral, aged 33, who settled in America from Gouveia, Portugal, in 1920
- Abilio Augusto Amaral, aged 21, who settled in America from Monsao, Portugal, in 1920
- Amilear A. Amaral, aged 34, who immigrated to the United States, in 1923
|Contemporary Notables of the name Amaral (post 1700) ||+|
- Ana Luísa Amaral (b. 1956), Portuguese poet and a professor of Anglo-American Studies
- Richard Louis Amaral (b. 1962), American former utility player in Major League Baseball
- Joseph N. Amaral, American Republican politician, Elected Rhode Island State House of Representatives 70th District 2002 
- Mrs. Esta Amaral, American Democratic Party politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Puerto Rico, 1952 
- Barry J. Amaral, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Taunton, Massachusetts, 1999 
- Yara Amaral (1936-1988), Brazilian actress
- Antonio Henrique Amaral, present-day Brazilian painter and printmaker
- Fernando Monteiro do Amaral (1925-2009), Portuguese politician
- Karoline Amaral (b. 1984), Brazilian model
- Darío Amaral (b. 1932), Brazilian fencer
- ... (Another 11 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
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