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From the historical and enchanting region of Spain emerged a multitude of noble families, including the distinguished Camacho family. Originally, the Spanish people were known only by a single name. The process by which hereditary surnames were adopted in Spain is extremely interesting. Surnames evolved during the Middle Ages when people began to assume an extra name to avoid confusion and to further identify themselves. Often they adopted names that were derived from nicknames. Nickname surnames were derived from an eke-name, or added name.
The surname Camacho was first found in Valencia, on Spain's Mediterranean coast.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Camacho, Camachón, Camachon, Camachos, Camachuelo and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Camacho research. Another 546 words (39 lines of text) covering the years 1094, 1099, 1102, 1238, 1352, 1561, 1622, 1650, 1672, 1680, 1742, 1772, and 1824 are included under the topic Early Camacho History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Prominent among members of the family were Antonio Camacho y Madueño, created Count of Robledo de Cardeña in 1772; nineteenth century Bolivian military officer Heliodoro Camacho; nineteenth century Spanish politician Juan Francisco...
Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Camacho Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Camacho Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
Camacho Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
The Camacho Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Camacho 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 15 June 2016 at 22:08.