Campobasso History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Campobasso family
The surname Campobasso was first found in the city of Treviso, where earliest records date back to the year 1010, with Gerardo Campo.
Early History of the Campobasso family
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Campobasso Spelling Variations
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 Campobasso 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.
Early Notables of the Campobasso family (pre 1700)
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; Pietro Campo was Chief Justice in Palermo...
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Migration of the Campobasso family
An inquiry into the early roots of North American families reveals a number of immigrants bearing the name Campobasso 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.
Contemporary Notables of the name Campobasso (post 1700) +
- Guy Campobasso, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1952 
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