The surname Campari was first found in the city of Treviso, where earliest records date back to the year 1010, with Gerardo Campo.
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There are many variations of most of those Italian names that originated in the medieval era. Some of these come from regional differences, like the tradition of ending northern names in "o" and southern names in "i". Others come from inaccuracies in the recording process, which were extremely common in the eras before dictionaries standardized spelling. Some of the spelling variations
of Campari are Campo, Campi, Campus, Campora, Càmpora, Càmpori, Campoli, Campori, De Campora, De Càmpora, Campetti, Campdelli, Campedel, Campolo, Campone, Camponi, Campaccio, Campacci, Campasso, Campassi, Campazzo, Campazzi, Campai, Campari, Campèr, Camperotto, Campieri, Campeggi, Campese, Campesi, Campesani, Campesàn, Campesato, Campise, Campiani, Campigli, Camporese, Camporesi, Campobasso, Campobassi, Campobello, Campodonico, Campolmi, Campolongo, Campiglia, Campolonghi, Campolungo, Campione and many more.
Prominent among members of the family was Aldrighetto Campo of Trento, who was the Bishop of the city in 1232; Bonino da Campione, an Italian sculptor in the Gothic style, active between 1350 and 1390; Galeazzo Campi was a famous painter in Cremona in 1470, with works to be seen today in Milan and around Cremona; Giulio Campi was a fresco painter around 1500 with a major work in the church of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Soncino; Francesco Campo was Baron
of Mossomeli and on June 23, 1498 was Captain of Girenti's Army... Another 94 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Campari Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
An inquiry into the early roots of North American families reveals a number of immigrants bearing the name Campari or a variant listed above: Peter Campo, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1752; F.O. Campo arrived in San Francisco, California, in 1851; Mercher Campo arrived in San Francisco in 1852.