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Amerigo meaning and name origin
Amerigo \a-meri-go, am(e)-rigo\ as a boy's name is of Italian origin. Italian form of the Germanic name Amalric, from amal meaning "work" and rÓc meaning "rule, power". Amalric was the name of a sixth-century Visigothic king. The French form of the name became Amaury, which then became the English surnames Emery, Emory and Emerson. Also a variant of Henry meaning "home ruler". The US, founded on the principle of home rule, took its nickname of "America" from Italian explorer Amerigo Vespucci.
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Popularity of Amerigo
Amerigo is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
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