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The Cammarat surname is thought to be of local in origin; that is, a surname derived a pre-existing place name, the Italian town of Camerata. Alternatively, some instances of the surname may have evolved from a nickname derived from the Italian word "camerata," meaning "comrade."

Cammarat Early Origins



The surname Cammarat was first found in the city of Cammarata in the province of Agrigento, Sicily. The city name dates back to the Norman invasion of Sicily. Early instances of the name include Gian Francesco Camerata was a commander in Sutera in 1438. One noble line were the Camerata di Palermo (Sicily).

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Cammarat Spelling Variations


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Cammarat Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Camarat, Cammarat, Camerata, Cammerata, Cammarata and many more.

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Cammarat Early History


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Cammarat Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cammarat research. Another 47 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cammarat History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cammarat Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cammarat Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cammarat Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Agostino Cammarata, who arrived in America on Dec. 1, 1884 aboard the "Waesland"; Concetta Cammarata, who arrived in New York on Jan. 22, 1889 aboard the "Iniziativa".

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    2. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    3. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    4. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    5. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    6. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Cammarat Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cammarat Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 14 January 2014 at 16:03.

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