Origins Available: English, Scottish
occupational name for someone who worked in the private living quarters of the aristocracy.
Early Origins of the Campers family
Denbighshire where they held lands at Llewenne, granted to John de Chambre from the Earl of Lincoln, who was Constable of Chester. John was a "nobelle Normanne who entred Englaunde in ye traine of King Williaume."
Early History of the Campers family
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Campers Spelling Variations
A multitude of spelling variations characterize Norman surnames. Many variations occurred because Old and Middle English lacked any definite spelling rules. The introduction of Norman French to England also had a pronounced effect, as did the court languages of Latin and French. Therefore, one person was often referred to by several different spellings in a single lifetime. The various spellings include Chambers, Chalmers, Chamer, Chalmairs, Challmers and others.
Early Notables of the Campers family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Campers family to Ireland
Some of the Campers family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Campers family to the New World and Oceana
Many English families left England, to avoid the chaos of their homeland and migrated to the many British colonies abroad. Although the conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and some travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute, once in the colonies, many of the families prospered and made valuable contributions to the cultures of what would become the United States and Canada. Research into the origins of individual families in North America has revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Campers or a variant listed above:
Campers Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Campers Family Crest Products