The name Amato is derived from the Latin word "amatus," meaning "beloved," and was a popular source of many given names.
The surname Amato 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
, while Amati is common further north, in Campania, and Emilia-Romagna.
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of this family name include: Amato, Amati, Amat, Amata, D'Amato, Amado, Amatucci and many more.