Camus History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Camus family

The surname Camus was first found in Provence where this illustrious family held a family seat from ancient times.

Important Dates for the Camus family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Camus research. Another 395 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1426, 1546, 1656, 1680, 1750, 1789, 1791, 1800, and 1810 are included under the topic Early Camus History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Camus Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Camus, Camut, Camou, Camu, Camous, Gamu, Gamus, Gamou, Gamous, Le Camus, Le Camut, Le Camou, Le Camu, Le Camous, Le Gamu, Le Gamus, Le Gamou, Le Gamous, Camard, Camardo, Camardon and many more.

Early Notables of the Camus family (pre 1700)

Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Camus Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Camus migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Camus Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Antoine Camus, aged 41, settled in Louisiana in 1719
  • Antoine Camus, aged 41, who landed in Louisiana in 1719 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Camus (post 1700)

  • Louis Camus, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [2]
  • Christian François Camus, Baron de Richemont, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [3]
  • Louis-Auguste Camus, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [4]
  • Albert Camus, French Writer, received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957
  • Marcel Camus, French Film Producer
  • Armand Gaston Camus (1740-1804), French revolutionary
  • Carlos Camus (1927-2014), Chilean Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Copiapó (1968-1976) and Linares (1976-2003)

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 11) Louis Camus. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  3. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 11) Christian Camus. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  4. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 11) Louis-Auguste Camus. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
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