Cammak History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Cammak family
The surname Cammak was first found in Lincolnshire, where "the Cammacks have long been in the county. Four mayors of Boston bore the name of Cammock in the reign of James I. " 
Early History of the Cammak family
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Cammak Spelling Variations
The many spelling variations in Medieval Scottish names result from the fact that scribes in that era spelled words according to sound. Translation too, was an undeveloped science, and many names were altered into complete obscurity. Over the years Cammak has been spelled Cammock, Cammack, Cammac, Cammok, Camic, Camac and others.
Early Notables of the Cammak family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family at this time was William Camac of Carlisle; and Sussex Camock (or Cammock) (1600-1659), an English privateer who was involved in establishing the Providence Island colony. He was...
Migration of the Cammak family to Ireland
Some of the Cammak family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Migration of the Cammak family
To escape the uncertainties and discrimination faced in Scotland, many decided to head out for North America. Once they arrived, many Scots fought with relish in the American War of Independence; some went north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. Many ancestors of these Scots have recovered their lost national heritage in the 20th century through Clan organizations and Scottish historical societies. Among the settlers to North America were: Turner Camac, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pa. in 1813; Christopher Cammack, who settled in New York State in 1816 with his brother William; Thomas Cammock, who settled in Maine in 1630..