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What does Amado mean?

Amado Pronunciation of Amado [ama-do] as a boys' name is of Latin origin, and the name Amado means "God's love". Amado is an alternate spelling of Amadeus (Latin).


Amado has 6 variants: Amadee, Amadei, Amadeo, Amadi, Amadieu and Amedeo.

7 more related forms via Amadeus: Amadis, Amando, Amati, Amato, Amatus, Amyas and Amyot.

Creative forms:
(male) Aado, Amaett, ..

(female) Amade, Amama, ..

Middle name pairings:
Amado West (A.W.), ..

How popular is Amado?

Amado is a somewhat popular first name for males (#965 out of 1220, Top 79%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#10881 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Amado reached its highest rank of #1265 in the U.S. during the years 1930-1939, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Amado are Amadeo and Amedeo. Adoption of these relations of Amado was well-received a century ago (average #1718).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Amado, Amadeo, Amedeo in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Amado and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aad, Aadi, Aaro, Abad, Adamo, Adao, Ado, Ahmad, Alano, Alcado, Aldo, Alldo (see Aldo), Almando, Amad, Amador, Amadore, Amadour, Amahd, Amahl, Amal, Amali, Amalio, Aman, Amani, Amasa, Amed, Amid, Amjad, Araldo, Armando, Asad and Elado. These names tend to be less commonly used than Amado.

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