Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. /a.ˈma.ɾo/(Spanish)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Meaning uncertain, perhaps related to Latin amarus "bitter", or maybe from the Visigothic name Amalric. This was the name of a legendary saint who was said to have sailed across the Atlantic to a paradise. He is especially popular in Galicia and Asturias in Spain.



Entry updated December 7, 2022