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

Early Origins of the Damours family


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

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Early History of the Damours family

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Early History of the Damours family


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Another 51 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1666 and 1669 are included under the topic Early Damours History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Damours Spelling Variations

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Damours 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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Early Notables of the Damours family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Damours family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Damours family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Damours family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Damours Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Mathieu Damours left Ile-de-France and settled in Québec in 1651

Damours Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Jacques Damours left Poitou and settled in Québec in 1733
  • Joseph Damours, who settled in Québec in 1754
  • Joseph D'Amours, aged 49, who arrived in St Pierre and Miquelon in 1767

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Contemporary Notables of the name Damours (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Damours (post 1700)


  • Norman Edward D'Amours (b. 1937), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1975-85; Candidate for U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1984 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Ernest R. D'Amours, American politician, New Hampshire State Attorney General, 1946-49 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Oscar D'Amours (b. 1940), Quebec lawyer
  • Jean D'Amours (b. 1909), Quebec, lawyer and provincial court judge (1965-1970)

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Citations

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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