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

St-Amour Early Origins



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

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St-Amour Spelling Variations


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St-Amour 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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St-Amour Early History


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St-Amour Early History



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

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St-Amour Early Notables (pre 1700)


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St-Amour Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early St-Amour 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. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. 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 St-Amour Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The St-Amour 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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