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.
Early Origins of the Camargo family
The surname Camargo was first found in Castile
, an important kingdom of medieval Spain.
Early History of the Camargo family
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Camargo Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Camargo family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Camargo family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Juan de Camargo, who sailed to Peru in 1592.
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