occupational surname. Further research revealed that the name is derived from the Old German word "kämmerer," which means "chamberlain." A chamberlain was the person in charge of the noble household; to him would fall the duty of ensuring that the castle and court of the noble ran smoothly. This is a surname of office, a subset of the larger set of occupational names.
Early Origins of the Camire family
Early History of the Camire family
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Camire Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Kammerer, Kaemmerer, Kaemmer, Kammer, Kammerherr, Kemmerer, Kaemmerling, Kaemmler, Kemmerling, Kemmler, Kamerer, Kamer, Cammerer, Caemmerer, Cammer, Camer, Camerer and many more.
Early Notables of the Camire family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Camire family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Fredery Kammerer, who settled in Louisiana in 1721 with his four children. Many Kammerers arrived in Philadelphia in 1751; including Bastian Kammerer and Peter Kammerer. Numerous Kammerers also emigrated to Brazil in 1876. Fred Kammerer arrived in Philadelphia around 1781.
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