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The Oria surname is a patronymic created from de Auria (or in Latin de filius Auriae), meaning "the sons of Auria."

Oria Early Origins



The surname Oria was first found in Genoa (Italian: Genova), a port on the Gulf of Genoa, capital of the province of Genoa. Oria 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.

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Oria Spelling Variations


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Oria Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Doria, D'oria, D'auria, Dorria and others.

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Oria Early History


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Oria Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Oria 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 Oria History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Oria Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Oria Early Notables (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 Oria 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: Cristobal Doria, who came to Mexico in 1525; Joe Dauria, who settled in Tennessee in 1890; and Julius D'Orio, who was naturalized in California in 1900..

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    4. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
    5. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    6. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    7. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
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    The Oria Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Oria 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 23 September 2010 at 15:40.

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