Camero History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

From the historical and enchanting region of Spain emerged a multitude of noble families, including the distinguished Camero 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.

Early Origins of the Camero family

The surname Camero was first found in Valencia, on Spain's Mediterranean coast.

Early History of the Camero family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Camero research. Another 241 words (17 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 Camero History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Camero Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Camacho, Camachón, Camachon, Camachos and many more.

Early Notables of the Camero family (pre 1700)

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...
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Migration of the Camero family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Bartolomé Camacho Zambrano, who accompanied Jiménez de Quesada on an expedition to Colombia in 1536. He founded the city of Tunja. Other early migrants to the New World included Antonio Camacho, who sailed to Hispaniola in 1512.


Contemporary Notables of the name Camero (post 1700) +

  • Cándido de Guerra Camero (1921-2020), known simply as Cándido, a Cuban conga and bongo player


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