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Multiple Origins for the Surname Cammarata


Italian


The Cammarata 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."

Cammarata Early Origins



The surname Cammarata 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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Cammarata Spelling Variations


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Cammarata Spelling Variations



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

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Cammarata Early History


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Cammarata Early History



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

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Cammarata Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cammarata Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cammarata 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 were:

Cammarata Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Filippo Cammarata of Palermo, who arrived at New Orleans on Nov. 6, 1882
  • Giovanni Cammarata, who arrived at New York on May 24, 1884 aboard the "Alesia"
  • 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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Contemporary Notables of the name Cammarata (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cammarata (post 1700)



  • Taylor Cammarata (b. 1995), American ice hockey forward, USHL Rookie of the Year (2011-2012), Dave Tyler Junior Player of the Year Award (2013)
  • Blacey Cammarata, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1988 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Cammarata Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
  2. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
  3. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
  4. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
  7. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
  8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  9. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
  10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
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The Cammarata Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cammarata 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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