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The French surname Amours is derived from the medieval name Amor, which is derived from the Latin "amor," or "love."

Amours Early Origins



The surname Amours was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy.

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Amours Spelling Variations


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Amours Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Amour, Amours, D'amour, D'amours, Damour, Damoure, St. Amour, St-Amour and many more.

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Amours Early History


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Amours Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Amours research. Another 51 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1666 and 1669 are included under the topic Early Amours History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Amours Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Amours Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Amours Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Mathieu Damours, who married Marie Marsolet in Québec city in 1652; Janne Damourette, who came to Louisiana in 1720; Francois Amoure, who was naturalized in St. Clair County, Illinois in 1789.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
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    The Amours Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Amours Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 29 July 2013 at 12:41.

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