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The Camerata surname is thought to be of local in origin; that is, a surname derived a pre-existing place name, the Italian town of Camerata. Alternatively, some instances of the surname may have evolved from a nickname derived from the Italian word "camerata," meaning "comrade."

Camerata Early Origins



The surname Camerata was first found in the city of Cammarata in the province of Agrigento, Sicily. The city name dates back to the Norman invasion of Sicily. Early instances of the name include Gian Francesco Camerata was a commander in Sutera in 1438. One noble line were the Camerata di Palermo (Sicily).

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Camerata Spelling Variations


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Camerata Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Camarat, Cammarat, Camerata, Cammerata, Cammarata and many more.

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Camerata Early History


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Camerata Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Camerata research. Another 47 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Camerata History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Camerata Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Camerata Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Camerata 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:

Camerata Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Antonio Camerata, who arrived at New York on May 21, 1883 aboard the "Assyria"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Camerata (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Camerata (post 1700)



  • Frederick J Camerata, Chief Operating Officer of Wavecrest Management, New York

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Camerata Family Crest Products


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Camerata Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    4. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    10. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
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    The Camerata Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Camerata 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 14 January 2014 at 16:03.

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