Noble surnames, such as De campo, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name De campo, 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.
Early Origins of the De campo family
The surname De campo was first found in Castile
, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.
Early History of the De campo family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our De campo research.Another 195 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1242, 1508, 1784 and 1789 are included under the topic Early De campo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
De campo 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.
Early Notables of the De campo family (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 De campo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the De campo family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
De campo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Miguel DeCampo, who arrived in Peru in 1837 CITATION[CLOSE]
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)