Meaning and Origin of Camp - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Camp

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • French : Beautiful field
  • Irish : Crooked mouth

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Dutch (also van den Camp) and North German : from de camp ‘the field’ (from Latin campus ‘plain’), hence a topographic name or a status name denoting a small farmer or peasant (see Kamp).
  • French : Norman, Picard, or southern form of Champ.