Amorim
Does anyone know the origin or meaning of the Portuguese name "Amorim"? Thanks.
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Amorim Meaninghttp://www.ancestry.com/facts/amorin-name-meaning.ashx?fid=10&ln=Amorim&fn=&yr=&Galician: habitational name from Amorin."Amorim is derived from Latin, and means dating/love or couples place. The Portuguese surnames Amorim and Morim can be traced to this parish, and are among the most common surnames in the city" (of Amorim)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amorim%2C_P%C3%B3voa_de_Varzim
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this may be portuguese jewish sutname from "Amor" say, tell - amorim "were told" in hebrew
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I know a boy in my class whose surname is amorim, I live in brazil. It must mean something around to love, which is ´´amor`` in portuguese.
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I'm portuguese and my surname is Amorim. I don't know the meaning of my last name but I can tell you that has nothing to do with love ("amor"). The only thing I know is that it comes from Galicia, Spain and it was probably a name of a place in the past.
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