Surname:Campbell

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Campbell Surname Facts

Meaning

The surname Campbell is primarily a Scottish family name of Gaelic origins, spelled as Caimbeal[1] or Caimbeul.[2] The meaning "wry mouth" is derived from the words cam (crooked, distorted) and beal or beul (mouth, opening).


Research Notes

Looking for info on 'Andrew Russel Campbell, 1881 - 1914. He was married to Margaret Clinkskill. They were in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada in 26 Dec. 1906. He died in Ottawa ON, 21 August 1914. wwyman@rogers.com

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References

  1. Woulfe, Patrick, Irish Names and Surnames. (Dublin: M.H. Gill & Son, 1923), p 233. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., 2010.[1]
  2. The Scottish Clans And Their Tartans. (?), p 15. Reprinted by Kessinger Publishing, 2005.[2]