The Cammerata 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."
Early Origins of the Cammerata family
The surname Cammerata 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).
Early History of the Cammerata family
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Cammerata Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Camarat, Cammarat, Camerata, Cammerata, Cammarata and many more.
Early Notables of the Cammerata family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Cammerata family to the New World and Oceana
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 ".