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Gender: Male Pronunciation: ah-mah-DAY-oh Meaning of Amadeo: "lover of God" Origin of Amadeo: Italian

The name Amadeo is a boy's name of Italian origin meaning "lover of God". Amadeo and is often added to lists like Baby Names That Mean Love and discussed in our forums with posts like "Totally, Kinda, or No Way?".

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Amadeo and Amedeo are both valid Italian forms of the Roman Amadeus, most famous as the middle name of the composer Mozart as well as the title of a movie about him. Mozart's name was actually the Greek Theophilus, but he transformed it to the Latin version. Amadeo is also used in Spain, where it was the name of a 19th century king who was born in Italy.

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Famous People Named Amadeo

Amadeo I, King of Spain
Amadeo Bordiga, Italian Communist leader
Amadeo Pietro Giannini, American founder of Bank of America
Amadeo Barletta Barletta, Italian-Cuban-Dominican businessman
Amadeo de Souza Cardoso, Portuguese painter
Amadeo Roldán, Cuban composer and violinist

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