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Heraldic Search Last name: AMARANTE

Nobles: España (Guipúzcoa)
Nobility: Señores - Caballeros - Familia Noble
Language of the text: Español

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Almirante is an extremely rare surname, it would seem to have distant Sicilian origins, Almiranti, even more rare, is probably due to errors in transcription of the previous one, Amarante is specific to the Salerno area, to Pagani, Angri, Sarno and Corbara, with a stock also in Naples , Amirante is specific to Naples, with significant presences also in Pozzuoli, Portici, San Giorgio a Cremano and Quarto, they should all derive, through various modifications, from the medieval term Almirante or Ammirante with the meaning of commander, derived from the Spanish word of the same name to his Once derived from the Arabic term al-amir (the chief, the commander, the Lord, the same origin of the emir term), also the word admiral (commander of a fleet) has the same origin.

Bibliographic source' "L'origine dei cognomi Italianim storia ed etimologia" di E. Rossoni disponibile online su: https://archive.org/

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