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Camac Early Origins



The surname Camac was first found in Cumberland, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Camac Spelling Variations


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Camac Spelling Variations



Medieval Scottish names are rife with spelling variations. This is due to the fact that scribes in that era spelled according to the sound of words, rather than any set of rules. Camac has been spelled Cammock, Cammack, Cammac, Cammok, Camic, Camac and others.

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Camac Early History


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Camac Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Camac research. Another 245 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1897, 1600 and 1659 are included under the topic Early Camac History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Camac Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Camac Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Camac Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Camac In Ireland


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Camac In Ireland



Some of the Camac family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Many Scots were left with few options other than to leave their homeland for the colonies across the Atlantic. Some of these families fought to defend their newfound freedom in the American War of Independence. Others went north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. The ancestors of all of these families have recently been able to rediscover their roots through Clan societies and other Scottish organizations. Among them:

Camac Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Turner Camac, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1813

Camac Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Camac, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Planter" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) planter 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Planter.htm
  • Catherine Camac, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Planter" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PLANTER 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Planter.htm

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Contemporary Notables of the name Camac (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Camac (post 1700)



  • Robert W. Camac (1940-2001), American horse trainer and owner/breeder in Thoroughbred racing who had 1,811 career wins; he and his wife were murdered in 2001 by his son-in-law

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PLANTER 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Planter.htm

Other References

  1. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
  2. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
  3. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
  4. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
  5. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
  6. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
  7. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
  8. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  9. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  10. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
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The Camac Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Camac Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 24 May 2017 at 09:43.

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