Boy name origins & meanings
- Latin : Loving; for girl or boy
Family name origins & meanings
- 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.