Lecamou History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Lecamou family
The surname Lecamou was first found in Provence where this illustrious family held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Lecamou family
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Lecamou 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 Lecamou family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the names at this time was Jean-Pierre Camus de Pontcarré (1584-1652), a French bishop, preacher, and author of works of fiction and spirituality.
Étienne Le Camus (1632-1707), was a French cardinal, son of Nicolas le Camus, a state councillor.
Camus Cognac is a brand of cognac that has been produced by five generations of the Camus family, since 1863 when Jean-Baptiste Camus organized a group of producers to sell cognac under the brand 'La Grande Marque'.
Sébastien Le Camus (ca. 1610-1677) was a French composer...
Migration of the Lecamou family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Antoine Camus, aged 41; settled in Louisiana in 1719.