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

Del campo Early Origins



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

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Del campo Spelling Variations


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Del campo 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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Del campo Early History


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Del campo Early History



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

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Del campo Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Del campo 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 Del campo 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:

Del campo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Hernando DelCampo, who arrived in Veragua in 1835
  • Alonso DelCampo, who landed in Veragua in 1835
  • Jeronimo DelCampo, who landed in New Spain in 1836
  • Juan DelCampo, who arrived in Columbia in 1838
  • Pedro DelCampo, who landed in America in 1838
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Del campo (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Del campo (post 1700)



  • Victor DelCampo (b. 1977), American bodybuilding champion from Wilmington, Delaware
  • Conrado del Campo y Zabaleta, Spanish musician
  • Cupertino del Campo, Argentine physician and writer

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Del campo Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    11. ...

    The Del campo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Del campo 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 20 November 2014 at 10:46.

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