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Cameron Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Cameron?

Ranking 56th in popularity in the United States for boys in 2015, the name Cameron is popular.

Currently in the top 100, this name has not always been in the top 1000.

Its highest popularity ranking of #31 was reached in 2000 with 12,761 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Cameron was less than 5, most recently in 1904.

Approximately during the years 1909-1916, 1917-1920, 1940-1943, 1944-1949, 1950-1957, 1958-1962, 1971-1975, 1977-1990, and 1994-2000, the name Cameron took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 1922-1925, 1930-1933, 2000-2004, and 2006-2009.

Currently, the name is at a mid point when compared to its most popular year.

How popular will Cameron be?

For a number of years, the name Cameron has remained mostly unchanged in popularity. Of late, continuing the trend, the number of parents selecting the name Cameron for their newborn has remained about the same.

The name Cameron is favored by many parents and will probably continue to plateu at its present level but may also begin to make a more decisive move up or down.

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   Cameron (Girl)Cameron (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2015 585 530 6,713 56
2014 525 578 7,036 53
2013 508 568 6,841 59
2012 534 553 7,350 54
2011 706 440 7,506 53
2010 756 417 7,188 60
2009 907 356 7,629 59
2008 1,051 320 8,284 53
2007 1,101 309 8,974 50
2006 1,133 291 8,847 52
2005 1,240 263 8,567 52
2004 1,276 251 8,881 50
2003 1,041 295 9,961 40
2002 1,236 257 10,336 39
2001 1,318 241 11,582 35
2000 1,596 202 12,761 31
1999 1,781 176 12,434 33
1998 1,565 198 11,419 35
1997 850 337 8,215 45
1996 456 517 7,388 49
1995 403 570 7,029 49
1994 347 632 6,835 52
1993 329 666 7,089 54
1992 309 698 7,353 53
1991 302 703 6,695 62
1990 316 676 6,663 62
1989 271 729 5,590 64
1988 300 650 4,984 69
1987 258 709 3,156 96
1986 193 856 2,045 135
1985 199 819 1,792 154
1984 219 744 1,639 164
1983 158 938 1,448 177
1982 200 805 1,471 177
1981 173 880 1,326 189
1980 150 987 1,143 215
1979 136 1,032 1,135 210
1978 132 1,032 1,077 205
1977 103 1,192 1,011 218
1976 97 1,175 1,069 204
1975 91 1,247 1,029 209
1974 91 1,210 653 285
1973 82 1,264 515 332
1972 75 1,341 558 323
1971 63 1,545 502 360
1970 72 1,432 505 363
1969 83 1,228 484 359
1968 73 1,291 428 375
1967 59 1,440 337 416
1966 28 2,256 317 429
1965 29 2,212 325 428
1964 37 1,955 301 458
1963 43 1,759 371 418
1962 37 1,892 493 356
1961 35 1,957 322 452
1960 31 2,066 285 471
1959 32 1,984 251 495
1958 22 2,456 264 481
1957 34 1,875 277 463
1956 26 2,151 228 502
1955 34 1,814 180 549
1954 22 2,314 173 555
1953 19 2,438 136 620
1952 23 2,130 112 655
1951 23 2,071 103 690
1950 22 2,062 87 736
1949 11 3,209 95 703
1948 18 2,336 74 794
1947 19 2,288 79 771
1946 18 2,240 61 843
1945 12 2,616 63 776
1944 12 2,642 49 906
1943 9 3,274 57 886
1942 14 2,432 51 929
1941 8 3,280 44 960
1940 < 5 -- 33 1,161
1939 < 5 -- 44 941
1938 < 5 -- 24 1,370
1937 < 5 -- 39 1,019
1936 5 4,275 39 1,013
1935 < 5 -- 35 1,101
1934 < 5 -- 42 986
1933 < 5 -- 32 1,163
1932 < 5 -- 42 1,026
1931 < 5 -- 44 997
1930 < 5 -- 47 991
1929 < 5 -- 42 1,059
1928 < 5 -- 39 1,128
1927 < 5 -- 43 1,083
1926 < 5 -- 69 784
1925 < 5 -- 37 1,167
1924 5 5,181 53 966
1923 < 5 -- 54 933
1922 < 5 -- 55 941
1921 < 5 -- 61 894
1920 5 5,086 77 745
1919 < 5 -- 28 1,357
1918 < 5 -- 41 1,065
1917 < 5 -- 42 1,005
1916 < 5 -- 46 940
1915 < 5 -- 35 1,086
1914 5 3,695 27 1,105
1913 < 5 -- 10 1,823
1912 < 5 -- 24 921
1911 < 5 -- 15 866
1910 < 5 -- 8 1,215
1909 < 5 -- 6 1,296
1908 < 5 -- 8 1,032
1907 < 5 -- 8 1,010
1906 < 5 -- 7 1,023
1905 < 5 -- 5 1,259
1904 < 5 -- < 5 --
1903 < 5 -- < 5 --
1902 < 5 -- 6 1,028
1901 < 5 -- < 5 --
1900 < 5 -- 9 913
1899 < 5 -- < 5 --
1898 < 5 -- < 5 --
1897 < 5 -- < 5 --
1896 < 5 -- 7 908
1895 < 5 -- 7 889
1894 < 5 -- 5 1,102
1893 < 5 -- 5 1,063
1892 < 5 -- 5 1,088
1891 < 5 -- < 5 --
1890 < 5 -- 5 1,025
1889 < 5 -- < 5 --
1888 < 5 -- 6 937
1887 < 5 -- < 5 --
1886 < 5 -- < 5 --
1885 < 5 -- 5 958
1884 < 5 -- 7 783
1883 < 5 -- 6 814
1882 < 5 -- 6 854
1881 < 5 -- < 5 --
1880 < 5 -- < 5 --

United States name popularity data is provided by the Social Security Administration and is based on Social Security card applications.

Data for a given year is not made available until well into the next year.

Data reflects what was recorded and has not been edited for errors, so for example the gender associated with a name may be incorrect.

The more babies that are given a particular name, the higher the popularity ranking. If multiple names have the same usage, the tie is broken by assigning popularity rank in alphabetical order. Therefore in the case of names with fewer occurrences, names with the same number of occurrences may have vastly different rankings because they will be interranked alphabetically.

To safeguard privacy, the SSA does not include names with less than 5 occurrences.

Please note, we update the data each May when the SSA releases new figures. All data changes at that time, including previous years, which will change minutely based on new information.