Amato records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Amato family tree. A vast range of data is available to search ranging from census records, births, deaths and marriages, military records and immigration records to name but a few. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

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Origins and History


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Amato Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Amato Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Amato family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Amato

Wikipedia Giuliano Amato (born 13 May 1938) is an Italian politician.
Wikipedia Chuck Amato (born June 26, 1946), aka "The Chest," was the head football coach of North Carolina State University.
Wikipedia Joe Amato (born June 13, 1944 in Exeter, Pennsylvania) is an American dragster driver, who won the NHRA Top Fuel championship a record five occasions and scored 52 event victories, most of them with crew chief Tim Richards.
Wikipedia Pietro Amato is a Montreal French horn player.
Wikipedia Gabriel Amato (born 22 October 1970 in Mar del Plata) is a former Argentine footballer.
Wikipedia Serena Bibiana Amato (born September 10, 1974 in Olivos, Buenos Aires) is a sailor from Argentina, who won a bronze medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.
Wikipedia Phil Amato is currently a weekday anchor on "First Coast News" at WTLV/WJXX in Jacksonville, Florida.
Wikipedia Mario Amato (1938, - Rome, 23 June, 1980) was an Italian magistrate, assassinated in 1980 by NAR ("Nuclei Armati Rivoluzionari") members Gilberto Cavallini and Luigi Ciavardini.
Wikipedia Pasquale Amato (21 March 1878 in Naples, Italy?12 August 1942 in Jackson Heights, U.
Wikipedia Dave Amato is an American musician, best known as the lead guitarist of the rock band REO Speedwagon.
Wikipedia Raffaele Amato (born in Naples on November 11, 1965) is an Italian Camorra boss and head of the Scissionisti di Secondigliano, a Camorra clan from the Napoletano district of Naples.