Faroese Submitted Surnames
are used on the Faroe Islands.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
KAMBAN Faroese, Ancient Scandinavian, Ancient Celtic, Ancient Irish
Likely from Old Irish cambán
"crooked one". This was the surname of Grímur Kamban, the legendary first settler in the Faroe Islands according to the Færeyinga saga. This name is still borne by a handful of people in the Faroe Islands today.