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What does Amparo mean?

Amparo Pronunciation of Amparo [am-paro] as a girls' name is pronounced ahm-PAH-ro. It is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of Amparo is "guidance, protection".

Associated with: protection (defender).


Creative forms:
(female) Alparo, Amparon, ..

(male) Ampaar, Ampato, ..

Middle name pairings:
Amparo Aaleyah (A.A.), ..

How popular is Amparo?

Amparo is a very prominent first name for females (#916 out of 4276, Top 21%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#23863 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Amparo was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its peak position of #969 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not ranked currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Amparo name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Amparo outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Adara, Adare, Aesara, Aldara, Alvar, Alvara, Ama, Amada, Amahl, Amaia, Amal, Amala, Amaly, Amana, Amani, Amara, Amargo, Amargoe (see Amara), Amargot (see Amara), Amari, Amaris, Amarit, Amarra, Amata, Amaya, Ambar, Amber, Ambre, Ambur, Ameera, Amera, Amia, Amiah, Amira, Amma, Amor, Amora, Amore, Amorra, Amya, Amyra, Anwar, Aphra, Atara, Aubary (see Aubrey), Azhar, Caro and Charo. These names tend to be less frequently used than Amparo.

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