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Camara Family History

Camara Name Meaning
Portuguese ((da) Câmara) and Spanish (Cámara): from cámara ‘(main) room’ (from Latin camera), hence an occupational name for a courtier or servant who had access to the private living quarters of a king or noble.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Name Distribution of Camara Families

  • Number of Camara families
     32 - 62
     11 - 31
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Camara families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Camara last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Camara Family Origin

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Camara Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Camara

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Camara Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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