Armour Family History
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Armour Name Meaning
Scottish and northern Irish: from Middle English, Old French armure, blended with the agent noun armer (see Armer), hence an occupational name for a maker of arms and armor. The collective noun armure denoted offensive weapons as well as the more recently specialized sense of protective gear.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Armer, Barbour, Arthur, Harbour, Arbour, Armor, Larmour, Prior