The Doria surname is a patronymic
created from de Auria (or in Latin de filius
Auriae), meaning "the sons of Auria."
Early Origins of the Doria family
The surname Doria was first found in Genoa (Italian: Genova), a port on the Gulf of Genoa, capital of the province of Genoa. Doria are an ancient family prominent in the history of Genoa. First on record were Martino and Genuardo "de filius
Auriae," in 1110. The Family had fiefs in Sardinia from the 12th century to the 15th century, as well as in Dolceacqua, Oneglia and Portofino, in the Riviera to the west of Genoa.
Early History of the Doria family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Doria research.Another 392 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1249, 1270, 1275, 1284, 1298, 1466, 1528, 1560, and 1604 are included under the topic Early Doria History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Doria Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Doria family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family was Andrea Doria (1466-1560) Prince of Melfi, Genoese Admiral; already a veteran of Italian and Holy Roman Empire
wars, he returned... Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Doria Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Doria family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Doria Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
- Cristobal Doria, who settled in Mexico in 1525
Contemporary Notables of the name Doria (post 1700)
- Joseph V. Doria Jr. (b. 1946), American Democratic Party politician
- Francisco Antônio de Moraes Accioli Doria (b. 1945), Brazilian mathematician, philosopher, and genealogist
- Renée Doria (b. 1921), French opera singer
- Alejandro Doria (1936-2009), Argentine cinema and television director