Home   |   Customer Service   |   Site Map   |   Name Search   |   How To Buy

Shopping Cart
0 Items
100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEE - no headaches!
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2015

Origins Available: Irish, Italian

Where did the Italian Morine family come from? What is the Italian Morine family crest and coat of arms? When did the Morine family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Morine family history?

The name Morine is a patronymic surname, created from the personal name Mauro, which is itself derived from the Latin name Maurus. Patronymic surnames were created from the name of the bearer's father or relative, and gradually during the Middle Ages, these names became fixed hereditary surnames.


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 Morine. These spelling variations include Moro, Moras, Morasco, Morassi, Morasso, Morassut, Morassutti, Moratelli, Morati, Moratti, Moratto, Morazzi, Morero, Moreschi, Moraschi, Moresi, Moret, Moretti, Moretto, Morin, Morini, Morino, Moriotti, Moriotto, Morozzi, Morisco, Moresco, Morisi, Mori, Morimanno, Moroni, Morucchio, Morucci and many more.

First found in Modena (Etruscan: Mutna; Latin: Mutina; Modenese: Mòdna), around the year 1179.


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Morine research. Another 59 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1050, 1375, 1639, 1636, 1677 and 1735 are included under the topic Early Morine History in all our PDF Extended History products.


Another 147 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Morine Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.


The records on immigrants and ships' passengers show a number of people bearing the name Morine:

Morine Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Morine, who landed in New York, NY in 1816
  • Judith Morine, who arrived in New York, NY in 1816


Most Popular Family Crest Products
Morine Armorial History With Coat of ArmsMorine Armorial History With Coat of Arms
Morine Coat of Arms & Surname History PackageMorine Coat of Arms & Surname History Package
Morine Family Crest Image (jpg) Heritage SeriesMorine Family Crest Image (jpg) Heritage Series
Morine Coat of Arms/Family Crest Key-chainMorine Coat of Arms/Family Crest Key-chain
Morine Coat of Arms/Family Crest Coffee MugMorine Coat of Arms/Family Crest Coffee Mug
Morine Armorial History with FrameMorine Armorial History with Frame
Morine Framed Surname History and Coat of ArmsMorine Framed Surname History and Coat of Arms



  1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
  2. 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).
  3. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  4. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
  5. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
  6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  7. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
  8. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
  9. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
  10. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
  11. ...

The Morine Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Morine 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 17 January 2014 at 13:22.

Sign Up

100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEE - no headaches!