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From the historical and enchanting region of Spain emerged a multitude of noble families, including the distinguished Gamero family. Originally, the Spanish people were known only by a single name. The process by which hereditary surnames were adopted in Spain is extremely interesting. Surnames evolved during the Middle Ages when people began to assume an extra name to avoid confusion and to further identify themselves. Often they adopted names that were derived from nicknames. Nickname surnames were derived from an eke-name, or added name.

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The surname Gamero was first found in Valencia, on Spain's Mediterranean coast.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Camacho, Camachón, Camachon, Camachos, Camachuelo and others.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gamero research. Another 546 words (39 lines of text) covering the years 1094, 1099, 1102, 1238, 1352, 1561, 1622, 1650, 1672, 1680, 1742, 1772, and 1824 are included under the topic Early Gamero History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Prominent among members of the family were Antonio Camacho y Madueño, created Count of Robledo de Cardeña in 1772; nineteenth century Bolivian military officer Heliodoro Camacho; nineteenth century Spanish politician Juan Francisco...

Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gamero Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gamero Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Carmen Gamero, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1876

Gamero Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Eloisa Gamero, aged 54, who landed in America from Tangier Morocco, in 1903
  • Francisco Gamero, aged 52, who landed in America from Tangier Morocco, in 1903
  • Jose Gamero, aged 24, who emigrated to the United States, in 1906
  • Francisco Gamero, aged 48, who emigrated to America from Gilbraltar, Spain, in 1912
  • Eloisa Gamero, aged 50, who emigrated to the United States from Gilbraltar, Spain, in 1912
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  • Pedro Gamero del Castillo (1910-1984), Spanish politician
  • Manuel de Adalid y Gamero (1872-1947), Honduran composer
  • José Ramírez Gamero, Mexican politician, Governor of Durango from 1986 to 1992
  • Franco Carlos Gamero (b. 1990), Puerto Rican international football striker
  • Lucila Gamero de Medina (1873-1964), Honduran romantic novelist
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    Other References

    1. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Gamero Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gamero 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.

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