Spelling variations include: Campbell, Cambell, Cambel, Camble, Cammell and many more.
First found in Argyllshire where they held a family seat from early times.
Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: the Campbells who migrated from the Highlands to Canada and U.S.A., between 1780 and 1900. The Campbells contributed many fighting men to the Highland Regiments defending Canada in the latter 18th century.
(Above is a small excerpt from our 1800 word history)
Motto Translated: Forget not.
Suggested Readings for the name campbell
"Campbell Family History" by Gwen Campbell.
Some noteworthy people of the name campbell
Avril Phaedra Douglas campbell (1948-) Canadian politician
Kim campbell (1947-) Canadian statesman
Glen campbell (1936-) American singer
Ffyona campbell (1967-) British first woman to walk around the world
Joseph campbell (1904-1987) American author
Earl campbell (1955-) American football player
Angus Peter campbell Scottish Gaelic writer
John campbell Canadian clarinetist
Naomi campbell English model
Malcolm campbell (1885-1948) British racing driver
Alexander campbell (1788-1866) Ir/Am pastor
Charles Arthur campbell (1897-1974) Scottish philosopher
Colen campbell (1679-1726) Scottish architect
Colin campbell (1792-1863) Scottish soldier
Donald Malcolm campbell (1921-1967) English car and speedboat racer
George campbell (1710-1796) Scottish theologian
John campbell (1779-1861) Scottish judge
John Archibald campbell (1859-1909) Scottish architect
John Francis campbell (1822-1885) Scottish folklorist
John McLeod campbell (1800-1872) Scottish theologian
Lewis campbell (1830-1908) Scottish classical scholar
Malcolm campbell (1885-1949) English sportsman and racer
Reginald John campbell (1867-1956) English clergyman
Ignatius Roy Dunnachie campbell (1901-1957) South African poet and journalist
Thomas campbell (1777-1844) Scottish poet and journalist
William Wallace campbell (1862-1938) American astronomer
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