Kamm History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Kamm family

The surname Kamm was first found in Bohemia, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

Early History of the Kamm family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kamm research. Another 83 words (6 lines of text) covering the year 1861 is included under the topic Early Kamm History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Kamm Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Kammel, Kammerl, Kammell, Kamell, Kamel, Camel, Cammel and many more.

Early Notables of the Kamm family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Kamm Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

United States Kamm migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kamm Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Anthon Casper Kamm, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753 [1]
  • Hans Georg Kamm, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Kamm (post 1700) +

  • Robert B. Kamm (1919-2008), American academic, the 13th President of Oklahoma State University-Stillwater (1966-1977)
  • Brian Kamm (b. 1961), American professional PGA golfer
  • Kris Kamm (b. 1964), American actor, best known for his role in Coach
  • John Kamm, American businessman, activist and founder of The Dui Hua Foundation
  • Jacob Kamm (1823-1912), Swiss-born, American early transportation businessman in Oregon, USA
  • William Edward Kamm (1900-1988), American Major League Baseball third baseman who played from 1923 to 1935
  • Henry Kamm (1925-1978), German-born (now Poland) correspondent for The New York Times, awarded the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting in 1978
  • Antony Kamm (1931-2011), English publisher, author, historian and cricketer
  • Oliver Kamm (b. 1963), British writer and journalist, best known for "Anti-Totalitarianism: The Left-wing Case for a Neoconservative Foreign Policy" in 2005
  • Wunibald Kamm (1893-1966), Swiss automobile designer, engineer, and aerodynamicist

  • Heinz Kamm (1920-1941), German Musiksobergefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [2]

  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. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details

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