Camshrón - Irish Names and Surnames

AuthorRev Patrick Woulfe
SourceIrish Names and Surnames

CAMSHRÓN—XII—Cameron; Irish 'cam' and 'srón,' i.e., wry-nosed, an epithet like Caimbéal, which see; the name of a distinguished Scottish clan. The Camerons were seated in Inverness and were divided into four septs, of which the best known are the Camerons of Lochiel. In the civil wars of the 17th century, the Camerons were loyal to the Stuart cause, and in 1745 the whole clan was out for Prince Charlie.

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