The French surname D'amours is derived from the medieval name Amor, which is derived from the Latin word "amor", which means love.
Early Origins of the D'amours family
The surname D'amours was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy.
Important Dates for the D'amours family
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D'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.
Early Notables of the D'amours family (pre 1700)
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D'amours migration to Canada
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
D'amours Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
Mathieu Damours left Ile-de-France and settled in Québec in 1651
Mathieu Damours, son of Louis and Élisabeth, married Marie Marsolet, daughter of Nicolas and Marie, in Quebec on 30th April 1652 
Mathieu Damours, son of Mathieu and Marie, married Louis Guyon, daughter of Simon and Louise, in Quebec on 1st October 1686 
Louis Damours, son of Mathieu and Marie, married Marguerite Guyon, daughter of Simon and Louise, in Quebec on 1st October 1686 
Charles Damours, son of Mathieu and Marie, married Marie-Anne Genaple, daughter of François and Marie-Anne, in Quebec on 26th January 1688