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Noble surnames, such as Camargo, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Camargo, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. In Spain, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate.

Camargo Early Origins



The surname Camargo was first found in Castile, an important kingdom of medieval Spain.

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Camargo Spelling Variations


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Camargo Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Camargo, Camarguillo and others.

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Camargo Early History


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Camargo Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Camargo research. Another 390 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1353 and 1669 are included under the topic Early Camargo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Camargo Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Camargo Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Camargo 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 or some of its variants were: Juan de Camargo, who sailed to Peru in 1592.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Camargo (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Camargo (post 1700)



  • Christian Camargo (b. 1971), American actor
  • Ángel Camargo (b. 1967), Colombian retired road racing cyclist
  • Hebe Maria Camargo (b. 1929), Brazilian TV presenter, singer, and actress

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
    3. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    8. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    9. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    10. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
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    The Camargo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Camargo 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 13 February 2015 at 16:32.

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