Gender: Female Meaning of Amparo: "refuge, shelter" Origin of Amparo: Spanish and Portuguese

Amparo Origin and Meaning

The name Amparo is a girl's name meaning "refuge, shelter".

Amparo is a medieval name related to the Virgin Mary most closely associated with the city of Valencia, in Spain. Although it does not appear at all on the most recent US name roster, meaning it was used for fewer than five babies last year, it was used in the US throughout the 20th century.

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It means "protection" or "shelter" in Spanish.

Our Lady of the Abandoned (Virgen de los desamparados) is a catholic appariation of the Virgin Mary, and she is the patroness of Valencia (Spain) Her date is the second Sunday of May.

She always has a lily in one hand.