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Amor History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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Early Origins of the Amor family


The surname Amor was first found in Castile, in north central Spain.

Early History of the Amor family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Amor research.
Another 69 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1536, 1606, 1729, 1743, and 1789 are included under the topic Early Amor History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Amor Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Amor, Amores, Amorim, Amo and others.

Early Notables of the Amor family (pre 1700)


Prominent among members of the family don Diego de Amor of Morata, who was ennobled in 1536. There were several others of the name ennobled between the 17th and 19th centuries. Among them were don Diego de Amor, of...
Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Amor Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Amor family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Amor Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Juan De Amor, who arrived in Florida in 1538
  • Juana de Amor, who arrived in Peru in 1570
  • Lorenzo de Amor, who arrived in Peru in 1594

Amor Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Susan Amor, who was sent to Barbados in 1657
  • Richard Amor, who immigrated to Delaware Bay in 1682
  • William Amor, who arrived with William Penn in Pennsylvania in 1682
  • Richard Amor, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1682 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Richard Amor, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1682 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Amor Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Amor, who immigrated as a servant to Jamaica in 1726
  • John Amor, who was sent to Virginia in 1741 as a bonded emigrant

Amor Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Juan De Amor, who arrived in Florida in 1838 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Amor Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Peter Amor U.E., United Empire Loyalist who settled in Eastern District, Upper Canada c. 1783 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Philip Amor U.E., United Empire Loyalist who settled in Eastern District, Upper Canada c. 1783 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Amor Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Amor, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Abberton" in 1846 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ABBERTON 1846. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1846Abberton.htm

Amor Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Mrs. Amor, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Gananoque" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 9th May 1860 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  • Mr. Richard Amor, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Gananoque" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 9th May 1860 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html

Contemporary Notables of the name Amor (post 1700)


  • Guillermo Amor Martínez (b. 1967), retired Spanish footballer
  • Vincente Amor (b. 1932), former pitcher in Major League Baseball
  • Kyle Amor, English professional rugby league footballer
  • Christine Amor (b. 1952), Australian actress
  • Simon Daniel Edward Amor (b. 1979), English rugby union footballer
  • Rick Amor (b. 1948), Australian artist and figurative painter
  • William "Bill" Amor (b. 1919), English former amateur footballer
  • Daniel Amor, published computer and Internet expert
  • Guadalupe Amor (b. 1920), Mexican novelist and poet
  • Jan Amor Tarnowski (1488-1561), Polish szlachcic (nobleman)

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ABBERTON 1846. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1846Abberton.htm
  4. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html


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