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Camara Early Origins



The surname Camara was first found in Provence where this illustrious family held a family seat from ancient times.

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Camara Spelling Variations


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Camara Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Camus, Camut, Camou, Camu, Camous, Gamu, Gamus, Gamou, Gamous, Le Camus, Le Camut, Le Camou, Le Camu, Le Camous, Le Gamu, Le Gamus, Le Gamou, Le Gamous, Camard, Camardo, Camardon and many more.

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Camara Early History


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Camara Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Camara research. Another 789 words (56 lines of text) covering the years 1426, 1546, 1656, 1680, 1750, 1789, 1791, 1800, and 1810 are included under the topic Early Camara History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Camara Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Camara Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Camara Notables 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Camara Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Baltasar De La Camara who arrived in Mexico in 1565
  • Juana de la Camara who settled in New Spain with three sisters, Diego de Camara who settled in Ecuador in 1584
  • Pedro De La Camara who emigrated to the Philippines in 1594

Camara Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Francisco V Camara Peresteitto who arrived in New York City in 1822
  • Juan Camara, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860
  • Manuel Camara, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1898

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Contemporary Notables of the name Camara (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Camara (post 1700)



  • Cheick Fantamady Camara (1960-2017), award-winning Guinean film director
  • Helder Pessoa Camara (b. 1909), Roman Catholic theologian and clergyman, born in Fortaleza, Brazil. Archbishop of Olinda and Recife (1964--84), and received international recognition with the award of the Martin Luther King, Jr, Peace Prize (1970) and the People's Prize (1973)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    2. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    9. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Camara Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Camara 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 10 January 2017 at 12:41.

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