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A Strathclyde-Briton family from the Scottish/English Borderlands was the first to use the surname '''Campbell'''. It is a name for a person with a crooked mouth, or crooked smile. This nickname surname is derived from the Gaelic words "cam" and "beul," meaning "crooked" and "mouth." Nicknames were a common source for surnames; in general, they came from the physical characteristics, behavior, mannerisms and other attributes of the bearer.
 
A Strathclyde-Briton family from the Scottish/English Borderlands was the first to use the surname '''Campbell'''. It is a name for a person with a crooked mouth, or crooked smile. This nickname surname is derived from the Gaelic words "cam" and "beul," meaning "crooked" and "mouth." Nicknames were a common source for surnames; in general, they came from the physical characteristics, behavior, mannerisms and other attributes of the bearer.
  
First found in Argyllshire where they held a family seat from early times.
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First found in Argyllshire where they held a family seat from early times.<ref>http://www.houseofnames.com/xq/asp.fc/Origin.SC/qx/Campbell-family-crest.htm</ref>
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=== Motto Translated ===
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Forget not.
  
 
== Spelling Variations ==
 
== Spelling Variations ==
 
Campbell, Cambell, Cambel, Camble, Cammell
 
Campbell, Cambell, Cambel, Camble, Cammell
  
== Motto Translated ==
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== On Geni ==
Forget not.
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There are at least 4,194 profiles on Geni with the name '''Campbell'''.
  
== On Geni ==
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== References ==
There are at least 2,436 profiles on Geni with the name '''Campbell'''.
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Latest revision as of 04:02, 8 December 2007

Scottish Origin

A Strathclyde-Briton family from the Scottish/English Borderlands was the first to use the surname Campbell. It is a name for a person with a crooked mouth, or crooked smile. This nickname surname is derived from the Gaelic words "cam" and "beul," meaning "crooked" and "mouth." Nicknames were a common source for surnames; in general, they came from the physical characteristics, behavior, mannerisms and other attributes of the bearer.

First found in Argyllshire where they held a family seat from early times.[1]

Motto Translated

Forget not.

Spelling Variations

Campbell, Cambell, Cambel, Camble, Cammell

On Geni

There are at least 4,194 profiles on Geni with the name Campbell.

References

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