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The name Amata is derived from the Latin word "amatus," meaning "beloved," and was a popular source of many given names.

Amata Early Origins



The surname Amata was first found in both northern and southern Italy, as Amati and Amato respectively. The surname Amato was, and is, quite common on the southern island region of Sicily, while Amati is common further north, in Campania, and Emilia-Romagna.

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Amata Spelling Variations


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Amata Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Amato, Amati, Amat, Amata, D'Amato, Amado, Amatucci and many more.

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Amata Early History


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Amata Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Amata research. Another 223 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1051, 1101, 1179, 1596 and 1684 are included under the topic Early Amata History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Amata Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Amata Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Amata Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Nicola Damato, 34; who arrived in New York, in 1882. Guiseppe Amato, 10; who came to New York in 1888; and Pietro Amato, 47; who arrived in New York in 1896..

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
    2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    5. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    8. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
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    The Amata Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Amata Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 17 May 2013 at 10:18.

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