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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."

Cammerata Early Origins



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).

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Cammerata Spelling Variations


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Cammerata Spelling Variations



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

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Cammerata Early History


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Cammerata Early History



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

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Cammerata Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cammerata Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cammerata 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 De c. 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. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    2. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    3. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    5. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
    8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
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    The Cammerata Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cammerata 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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