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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. /a.ˈma.ɾo/(Spanish)

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.