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Noble surnames, such as Campos, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Campos, 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.

Campos Early Origins



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

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Campos Spelling Variations


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Campos 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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Campos Early History


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Campos Early History



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

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Campos Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Campos 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 Campos 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:

Campos Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Pedro de Campos sailed to America in 1517
  • Martín de Campos sailed to Peru in 1534
  • Manuel de Campos sailed to Panama in 1535

Campos Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Isaac Henriques Campos, who landed in Jamaica in 1740
  • Judith Henriques Campos, who landed in Jamaica in 1749

Campos Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Francisco De Campos, who arrived in America in 1813
  • Juan De Campos, who landed in America in 1817
  • Pedro De Campos, who arrived in America in 1817
  • Mc Del Campos, aged 29, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1829
  • Maria Dolores Campos, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1830
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Campos (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Campos (post 1700)



  • Vincent Campos, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008
  • Santiago E. Campos (1926-2001), American politician, U.S. District Judge for New Mexico, 1978-92
  • Patricia E. Campos, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 2008
  • Michael Campos, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2000
  • Mary E. Campos, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 2000, 2004, 2008
  • Maria E. Campos, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Puerto Rico, 1940, 1944, 1948
  • Marc A. Campos, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1980, 1996
  • Joseph Campos, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Texas State House of Representatives 39th District, 2012
  • John L. Campos, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1932
  • Gloria Campos (b. 1958), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 2004, 2008 (alternate)
  • ... (Another 13 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    4. 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.
    5. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    6. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    11. ...

    The Campos Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Campos 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 8 November 2016 at 13:25.

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