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Cameron Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Cameron is of Scottish and English origin.

The meaning of Cameron is "crooked nose".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 578  in baby name popularity for girls with 524 occurrences.  It ranked 53 in popular baby names for boys with 7013 occurrences. 

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


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Related Names

Variants of the name Cameron include Camron, Camryn, Kamren, Kamron.

The names Kameron, Kamrin, Kamryn are all forms of Cameron.

Other Tidbits

Some famous bearers of this name include: Cameron Crowe.

Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Cameron.

Just for fun, see the name Cameron 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 Cameron 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.