Lecamus History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Lecamus family

The surname Lecamus was first found in Provence where this illustrious family held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Lecamus family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lecamus research. Another 426 words (30 lines of text) covering the years 1426, 1546, 1656, 1680, 1750, 1789, 1791, 1800, and 1810 are included under the topic Early Lecamus History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Lecamus 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 Lecamus 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...
Another 85 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lecamus Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


Canada Lecamus migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lecamus Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Elisabeth LeCamus, who landed in Montreal in 1659
  • Isabelle LeCamus, who arrived in Montreal in 1659

Contemporary Notables of the name Lecamus (post 1700) +

  • Jean Lecamus, Baron de Moulignon, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [1]


  1. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 11) Jean Lecamus. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html


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