Amor Family History
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Amor Name Meaning
Spanish and Portuguese: from Spanish and Portuguese amor ‘love’, used to denote an illegitimate child, also as a nickname for a philanderer. Spanish, Portuguese, and English: from the medieval personal name Amor (Latin amor ‘love’), which was popular in Spain, Italy, and France, and introduced into England by the Normans. There was a St. Amor, of obscure history and unknown date, whose relics were preserved and venerated at the village of St. Amour in Burgundy.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Amore, Amory, Amos, Amo, Amador, Amon, Mar, Mort, Amores, Amy