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Noble surnames, such as Campa, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Campa, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. In Spain, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate.

Campa Early Origins



The surname Campa was first found in Castile, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.

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Campa Spelling Variations


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Campa Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Campos, Campo, de Campos, de Campo, del Campo, Camps, Campillo, del Campillo, Ocampo, de Ocampo, Campa and many more.

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Campa Early History


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Campa Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Campa research. Another 195 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1242, 1508, 1784 and 1789 are included under the topic Early Campa History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Campa Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Campa Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family were Sebastián de Ocampo, a Spanish navigator and explorer who is generally believed to have been the first navigator to have circumnavigated the island of Cuba, in 1508 and is credited with the discovery of the Gulf of Mexico; sixteenth century historian Florián de Ocampo...

Another 89 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Campa 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:

Campa Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • V Campa, aged 60, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1823
  • Fiburai Campa, aged 30, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1830
  • Jean Campa, aged 19, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1839
  • J Campa, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851

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Contemporary Notables of the name Campa (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Campa (post 1700)



  • Felipe Campa (b. 1979), Mexican professional boxer
  • Riccardo Campa (b. 1967), Italian Professor of Sociology at the University of Cracow
  • Cesare Campa (b. 1943), Italian politician
  • Valentín Campa (1904-1999), Mexican railway union leader
  • Luis Ramón Campa (b. 1971), Mexican boxer
  • Roberto Rafael Campa (b. 1957), Mexican lawyer and politician
  • Gustavo Campa, Mexican writer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    4. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    6. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    10. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
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    The Campa Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Campa 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 11 December 2015 at 18:45.

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