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Camm History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The lineage of the name Camm begins with the Anglo-Saxon tribes in Britain. It is a result of when they lived on the bank of a river or stream named the of Cam. The surname Camm is topographic in nature, the type of surname that was given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a river or stream. The surname also refers to the camb, which is the crest of a hill or a dike.

Early Origins of the Camm family


The surname Camm was first found in Gloucestershire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Camm family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Camm research.
Another 570 words (41 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1162, 1184, 1205, 1214, 1221, 1275, 1320, 1326, 1500, 1633, 1716, and 1733 are included under the topic Early Camm History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Camm Spelling Variations


Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Camm has undergone many spelling variations, including Cam, Camm, Camme, Caham, Cahm, Cahme and others.

Early Notables of the Camm family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Camm family to the New World and Oceana


To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Camm were among those contributors:

Camm Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Camm, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1708 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Mary Camm, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1708 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Contemporary Notables of the name Camm (post 1700)


  • Brigadier-General Frank Camm (1895-1976), American Executive Officer Artillery 78th Division (1942-1943) [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, November 3) Frank Camm. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Camm/Frank/USA.html
  • Sir Sydney Camm (1893-1966), English aircraft designer
  • Frank Ambler Camm, Lieutenant General and Director of Tactical Nuclear Warfare for the United States State Department [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Frank Camm. (Retrieved 2016, February 10) Frank Camm. Retrieved from https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/frank-a-camm-army-lieutenant-general/2012/02/06/gIQAvjfquQ_story.html

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, November 3) Frank Camm. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Camm/Frank/USA.html
  3. ^ Frank Camm. (Retrieved 2016, February 10) Frank Camm. Retrieved from https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/frank-a-camm-army-lieutenant-general/2012/02/06/gIQAvjfquQ_story.html

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