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

Damours Early Origins



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

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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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Damours Early History


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Damours Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Damours research. 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 Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Damours Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Damours 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 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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Citations



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

Other References

  1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  3. 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).
  4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  5. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  6. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
  7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  8. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
  9. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
  10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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The Damours Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Damours 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 8 December 2015 at 11:05.

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