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Gorin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



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

Early Origins of the Gorin family


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.

Early History of the Gorin family


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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.

Early Notables of the Gorin family (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...
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Migration of the Gorin family to the New World and Oceana


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.

Contemporary Notables of the name Gorin (post 1700)


  • Franklin Gorin (1798-1877), American politician, Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1874 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Barney Gorin, American Republican politician, Candidate for Maryland State House of Delegates District 17, 1998 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • 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
  • 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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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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