Camille History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Camille family

The surname Camille was first found in Rome (Italian: Roma), the capital of the Kingdom of Italy. Little can be said in the space available which would do justice to the history of this beautiful city. From 1000 B.C, its history is a book of life itself. The buildings, culture, arts, cathedrals, churches, museums galleries hold untold treasures unequalled anywhere else in the world. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.

Important Dates for the Camille family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Camille research. Another 85 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Camille History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Camille Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Escamilla, Camilla, Camille, Escamille, Camillia, Escamillia, Ezcamilla and many more.

Early Notables of the Camille family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Camille family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Salvatore Camilla, who arrived in New York in 1887 aboard the "Chandernagor"; Nunzio Camilis, who arrived at New York in 1891, aboard the ".

Contemporary Notables of the name Camille (post 1700)

  • Joseph François Régis Camille de Serre de Gras, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [1]
  • Jean Baptiste Camille de Canclaux, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [2]
  • Lily Camille McMenamy (b. 1994), American-born, English model and actress, daughter of Kristen McMenamy
  • Alexandre Camille Taponier, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [3]
  • Guy Camille Ligier (1930-2015), French rugby player, racing driver Formula One team owner
  • Simon Camille Dufresse, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [4]
  • Nicole Camille Richie (b. 1981), born Nicole Camille Escovedo, an American fashion designer, author, actress, singer, and television personality
  • Pierre Camille Cartier (1878-1964), French jeweler, brother of Jaques Cartier and Louis Cartier
  • Franz Camille Overbeck (1837-1905), German Protestant theologian
  • Nana Camille Yarbrough, American multi-talented veteran of theater, film, dance, and song

Citations

  1. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) Joseph Camille. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  2. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 11) Jean Camille. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  3. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) Alexandre Taponier. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  4. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 25) Simon Dufresse. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
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