When João Amaro Moreira was born on 14 October 1877, in Capelins, Alandroal, Évora, Portugal, his father, Manuel Veladas Moreira, was 33 and his mother, Maria Isabel Amaro, was 31. He married Bárbara Maria in Capelins, Alandroal, Évora, Portugal. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 7 April 1944, in his hometown, at the age of 66.
Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Manuel, Carlos, Jorge, Ana, Luis, Roberto, Julio, Miguel, Fernando, Francisco, Mario. Portuguese Joao, Joaquim, Paulo, Ademir, Albano, Almir, Amadeu, Conceicao, Heitor, Manoel, Marcio.
Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from any of numerous places in Portugal and Galicia (Spain) called Moreira, from moreira ‘mulberry tree’.