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The name Miscampbell

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Re: The name Miscampbell

Posted: 16 Feb 2008 1:10AM GMT
Classification: Query
My mother's maiden name was Isobel Miscampbell thus my interst in the name. I remember many years ago doing some research and getting some information regarding the history of that name. It was perhaps less flattering than the reason jean Wilkinson has, but certainly no less interesting or romantic. The story I was given was that, at a distant period in history, it was common that when an unmarried girl gave birth the child's surname would be given as Mis plus his mother's surname, thus Miscampbell had sprung from Campbell. There are quite a few surnames beginning with Mis.
Bob Gray
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
annjohnstone1... 4 Sep 2007 8:37AM GMT 
slainte06 31 Jul 2010 6:25PM GMT 
WilliamRMcCam... 8 Apr 2011 1:10PM GMT 
megmooney 30 Dec 2013 2:34AM GMT 
CDBENTLEYWYNN 17 Jan 2007 9:12AM GMT 
bobgray133 16 Feb 2008 8:10AM GMT 
jeanwilkinson... 30 Mar 2008 7:53PM GMT 
jeanwilkinson... 3 Aug 2010 7:02PM GMT 
WilliamRMcCam... 10 Jan 2013 2:48PM GMT 
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