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Where did the German Kamerling family come from? When did the Kamerling family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Kamerling family history?The surname Kamerling is an occupational surname. Further research revealed that the name is derived from the Old German word "kämmerer," which means "chamberlain." A chamberlain was the person in charge of the noble household; to him would fall the duty of ensuring that the castle and court of the noble ran smoothly. This is a surname of office, a subset of the larger set of occupational names.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Kammerer, Kaemmerer, Kaemmer, Kammer, Kammerherr, Kemmerer, Kaemmerling, Kaemmler, Kemmerling, Kemmler, Kamerer, Kamer, Cammerer, Caemmerer, Cammer, Camer, Camerer and many more.
First found in Swabia, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Literally the name refers to the courtly administrative position of chamberlain.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kamerling research. Another 221 words(16 lines of text) covering the years 1148, 1346, 1796, and 1833 are included under the topic Early Kamerling History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 217 words(16 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kamerling Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Kamerling Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
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