Amorim History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Amorim family

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

Early History of the Amorim family

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

Amorim Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Amorim 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 Amorim Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Amorim migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Amorim Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Durval Amorim, aged 28, who arrived in New York City, New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Uberaba" from Santos [1]
  • Jose Ribeiro Amorim, aged 23, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Tocantins" from Santos, Brazil [2]
  • Manuel Jose Amorim, originally from Ponte da Barca, Portugal, who arrived in New York City, New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Leca" from Leixoes, Poland [3]

Contemporary Notables of the name Amorim (post 1700) +

  • Patrícia Filler Amorim (b. 1969), former Olympic freestyle swimmer from Brazil
  • Celso Luiz Nunes Amorim (b. 1942), Brazilian diplomat, Minister of Defence (2011-2015)
  • Eduarda Idalina "Duda" Amorim Taleska (b. 1986), Brazilian handball player, World Handball Player of the Year 2014
  • Ana Carolina Amorim (b. 1983), Brazilian handball player at the 2004 Summer Olympics
  • Américo Ferreira Amorim (b. 1934), Portuguese heir and businessman; ranked by Forbes as the 385th richest person in the world in January 2015
  • Amelia Amorim Toledo (1926-2017), Brazilian sculptor, painter, draftsman, and designer




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