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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Amory

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Medieval personal name from Proto-Germanic *amal (“vigor, bravery”) + *rīks (“ruler”).

  1. A patronymic surname​.
  2. A male given name from the Germanic languages, today often transferred back from the surname.

Notable Persons Named Amory

Notable Persons Named Amory

Amory Lovins

Amory Lovins is a consultant physicist, environmental scientist, physicist, environmental science, and consultantphysicist. Amory was given the name Amory Bloch Lovins on November 13th, 1947 in Washington, D.C., U.S.

Amory Kane

Amory Kane is a rock music, pop music, and blues musician. He plays Vocals, guitar, piano, harmonica, bass, six-string bass, Bass guitar, Extended-range bass, and Gibson J-160E. His most notable accomplishments were from 1954 to present. Amory was given the name Jack Daniel Kane on March 28th, 1946 in San Francisco, California.

Amory Hansen

Amory was born on February 24th, 1887. She breathed her last breath on October 6th, 1961.

Amory Holbrook

Amory Holbrook was a Mayor of Oregon City, Member of the Oregon House of Representatives, and Member of theOregon House of Representatives. Amory was born on August 15th, 1820. He passed away on September 26th, 1866.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Amory

Notable Persons With the Last Name Amory

Cleveland Amory

Cleveland Amory was a writer. Cleveland was born on September 2nd, 1917 in Nahant, Massachusetts. He breathed his last breath on October 14th, 1998.

Peter Amory

Peter Amory is an actor. He has been prominent since 1987. Peter was given the name Peter Walton on November 2nd, 1964 in Norwich.

The Viscount Amory

The Viscount Amory was a Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Food, Minister of State for Trade, Minister of Pensions, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Secretary of State for Work, and Pensions. His most notable accomplishments were from 1958 to 1960. The was born on December 26th, 1899 in St George's, Hanover Square. He passed away on January 20th, 1981.

Vance Amory

Vance Amory is a Premier of Nevis. Vance was born on May 22nd, 1949 in Saint George Gingerland Parish.

Thomas Amory

Thomas Amory was an author. Thomas was born in 1691. He left this life on November 25th, 1788.

Thomas Coffin Amory

Thomas was born on October 6th, 1812. He breathed his last breath on August 20th, 1889.

  • Samuel Amory

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Amory U.S.
  White 75.50% 64.26%
  African American 14.13% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.65% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.84% 16.26%

Of Last Name Amory

People with the last name Amory are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Amory

  • How Popular is the name Amory? Amory is the 10,827th most popular name of all time. As a last name Amory was the 46,902nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Amory have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,010 babies born with the first name Amory in the United States. That's more than enough people named Amory to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Amory? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Amory first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Amory is Wednesday, November 14th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Amory born? The highest recorded use of the first name Amory was in 2019 with a total of 38 babies.
  • Random Amory Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Amory is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Amory: The name spelled backwards is Yroma. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Raoym. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Amory? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 453 people with the last name Amory.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Amory? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Amory as their last name since less than 1 person in 667k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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