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Origin & Meaning

The name Camden is of Scottish origin.

The meaning of Camden is "from the winding valley".  

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "enclosed valley".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 100 in baby name popularity for boys with 3872 occurrences.  It ranked 1772 in popular baby names for girls with 115 occurrences. 

View the Camden Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Camden has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Camden to other names.


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Related Names

Variants of the name Camden include Camdan, Camdin.

The name Camdene is a form of Camden.

Other Tidbits

Camden falls into the landform name category.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Camden in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Camden.

Just for fun, see the name Camden in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Camden in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.