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 Amarel family
Early History of the Amarel family
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Amarel Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Amaral, Ammaral, De Amaral and others.
Early Notables of the Amarel family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Amarel family to the New World and Oceana
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