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Origins and History


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Amaya Family History

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Amaya 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 below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. 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 Amaya family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Amaya

Wikipedia Victor Amaya (born July 2, 1954 in Denver) is a former American male professional tour tennis player.
Wikipedia Alejandro Amaya (born August 2, 1977, Tijuana, Baja California, M?xico) is one of Mexico's celebrity Matadors.
Wikipedia Ashraf (Andrew) Amaya (born November 23, 1971 in Oak Park, Illinois) is a retired American basketball player.
Wikipedia Rufina Amaya (1943 - March 6, 2007) was a survivor of the El Mozote massacre on December 11 and December 12, 1981, in the Salvadoran department of Moraz?n during the Salvadoran Civil War.
Wikipedia "For the soccer player and coach, see Rafael Amaya (soccer).
Wikipedia Rafael Amaya (born September 21, 1965) is a retired Colombian-American soccer defender who spent two seasons in Major League Soccer, five in the American Professional Soccer League, at least five in the National Professional Soccer League and at least two in the USISL.
Wikipedia is a Nippon Professional Baseball player for the Hiroshima Toyo Carp of Japan's Central League.
Wikipedia Antonio Amaya Carazo (born 31 May 1983) is a Spanish footballer who plays for Wigan Athletic as a central defender.