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Early Origins of the Amorim family


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

Early History of the Amorim family


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Another 374 words (27 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...
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Migration of the Amorim family to the New World and Oceana


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]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QV-VPN : 6 December 2014), Durval Amorim, 19 Feb 1919; citing departure port Santos, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Uberaba, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Jose Ribeiro Amorim, aged 23, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Tocantins" from Santos, Brazil [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67M-3YQ : 6 December 2014), Jose Ribeiro Amorim, 02 Apr 1919; citing departure port Santos, Brazil, arrival port New York, ship name Tocantins, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • 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]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6HX-CM8 : 6 December 2014), Manuel Jose Amorim, 19 Dec 1920; citing departure port Leixoes, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Leca, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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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Citations


  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QV-VPN : 6 December 2014), Durval Amorim, 19 Feb 1919; citing departure port Santos, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Uberaba, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67M-3YQ : 6 December 2014), Jose Ribeiro Amorim, 02 Apr 1919; citing departure port Santos, Brazil, arrival port New York, ship name Tocantins, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6HX-CM8 : 6 December 2014), Manuel Jose Amorim, 19 Dec 1920; citing departure port Leixoes, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Leca, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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