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The surname Gorin is a patronymic surname derived from the personal name Gregorein, which means to be awake or watchful.

Gorin Early Origins



The surname Gorin was first found in the 13th century, when the Gregorio family was recognized as nobility in Sicily, Umbria, Modena, Pisa, Arezzo, Terni, Aquila, and Benevento.

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Gorin Spelling Variations


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Gorin Spelling Variations



Italian surnames have a surprising number of forms in comparison with other European surnames because they reflect the regional variations and the many dialects of the Italian language, each of which has its distinctive features. For example, in Northern Italy the most standard Italian surname suffix is "I", whereas in Southern Italy the most typical surname suffix is "O". Sardinian is very different from other forms of Italian and in fact, it is considered to be its own distinct language. Additionally, spelling changes frequently occurred because medieval scribes, church officials, and the bearers of names, spelled names as they sounded rather than according to any specific spelling rules. As a consequence of the major changes in the Italian language and in the local spellings of Italian surnames that occurred over the course of history, there are numerous variations for the surname Gorin. These spelling variations include Gregori, Gregoria, Gregorio, Gregor, Grigori, Grigorio, Grigoriis, Ghirigori, Gregoli, Gregol, Greguol, Grigoli, Grioli, Grigolo, Grigolli, Gligori, Grivori, De Gregorio, Di Gregorio, De Gregoli, Gregorich, Gregoric, Gregoretti, Gregoletti, Grigoletti, Gregoletto, Gregolet, Gorghetto, Gregorini, Gregorin, Gregolin, Grigolon, Gregorace, Gregoraci, Gregorace, Grigoraci, Gligoraci, Gregoratti, Gregorat, Grigolato, Gorgatto, Gregorutti, Gori, Gorelli, Gorella, Gorela, Goretti, Gorini, Gorin, Gorioli, Goroni, Gorno, Goracci, Gorasso, Gorassini, Goratti, Goriani and many more.

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Gorin Early History


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Gorin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gorin research. More information is included under the topic Early Gorin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gorin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gorin Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among bearers of this surname in early times was Annibale Gregori, a 16th century composer from Siena who became the Choirmaster of the Siena Cathedral. Giovanni Lorenzo Gregori of Lucca was a violinist, composer and music theorist during the mid 18th century. The Gregorio family in Sicily was feudal landowner...

Another 89 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gorin 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



A search of the immigration and passenger lists has shown a number of people bearing the name Gorin: A. Gregoria, who settled in San Francisco, California, in 1850; Achille Gori, aged 20, who arrived at Ellis Island from Masarosi, Italy, in 1911; Aclulle Gori, aged 36, who arrived at Ellis Island from Genova, Italy, in 1920.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gorin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gorin (post 1700)



  • Charles Perry "Charlie" Gorin (b. 1928), American Major League Baseball pitcher who played for the Milwaukee Braves (1954-1955)
  • Brandon Michael Gorin (b. 1978), former American football offensive tackle
  • Franklin Gorin (1798-1877), American politician, Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1874
  • Barney Gorin, American Republican politician, Candidate for Maryland State House of Delegates District 17, 1998
  • Duino Gorin (b. 1951), retired Italian professional football player
  • Aleksandr Vladimirovich Gorin (b. 1981), Russian professional footballer
  • Kex Gorin (1949-2007), British drummer, the original drummer for Magnum
  • Igor Gorin (1904-1982), born Ignatz Greenberg, an Austrian baritone and music teacher
  • Albert Jean Gorin (1899-1981), French neoplastic painter and constructive sculptor
  • Jean-Pierre Gorin (b. 1943), French filmmaker and professor

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    6. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    7. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    8. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    9. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    11. ...

    The Gorin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gorin 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.

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