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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Amour mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Amour

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  • A submission from Romania says the name Amour means ""Love"" and is of French origin.

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun A*mour"
Senses
  1. Love; affection.(Obs)
  2. Love making; a love affair; usually, an unlawful connection in love; a love intrigue; an illicit love affair.

Etymology: F., fr. L. amor love

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  1. A usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship
Wiktionary

Russian Аму́р (Amúr).

  1. Amur (the river between the Far East Russia and China)

Notable Persons Named Amour

Amour Mussa is an athlete for the KMKM F.C.

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Amour Lingouba is a sports team member for the Stalybridge Celtic F.C.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Amour

France was born in 1967.

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Salmin Amour is a President of Zanzibar. Salmin was born in Cairo.

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Martin St. Amour is a hockey player. He was most active from 1990 to 2003. Martin was born on January 30th, 1970 in Montreal.

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He was most prominent from 1938 to 1965. Stan was born on April 2nd, 1900 in Hamilton, New South Wales. He left this life on November 20th, 1979.

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Popularity of Amour as a first name

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Popularity of Amour as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Amour U.S.
  White 78.89% 64.26%
  African American 10.74% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.22% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.93% 16.26%

Of Last Name Amour

People with the last name Amour are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Amour

  • How Popular is the name Amour? Amour is the 20,037th most popular name of all time. As a last name Amour was the 72,105th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Amour have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 351 babies born with the first name Amour in the United States. That's more than enough people named Amour to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Amour? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2001 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Amour first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Amour is Saturday, October 24th, 1891.
  • What year had the most people named Amour born? The highest recorded use of the first name Amour was in 2017 with a total of 41 babies.
  • Random Amour Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Amour is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Amour: Your name in reverse order is Ruoma. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Morua. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Amour? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 270 people with the last name Amour.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Amour? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Amour as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.