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Cameron Meaning


What does Cameron mean?

The name Cameron is of Scottish origin.

The meaning of Cameron is "crooked nose".

Cameron is used as both a boys and girls name.

It consists of 7 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Ca-me-ron.

The Given Name Cameron

Transferred use of the Scottish surname.

It derives from the Scottish Gaelic elements cam meaning "crooked" and sron meaning "nose".

The surname was originally borned by a great highland clan whose name derived from an ancestor with a crooked nose.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Cameron Diaz.

Cameron Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 504 in baby name popularity for girls with 612 occurrences. It ranked 69 in baby name popularity for boys with 5,271 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 536 in baby name popularity for girls with 575 occurrences. It ranked 60 in baby name popularity for boys with 5,954 occurrences.

Want to see how Cameron sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Cameron Name Popularity Page.

Cameron Related Names

Variants of the name Cameron include Camaron, Camren, Camron, Camryn, Kameron, Kamren, Kamrin, Kamron, Kamryn, Tameron.

The names Cameren, Camyrn, Camyron, Carmeron are all forms of Cameron.

Famous Camerons

  • Cameron Diaz ~ Actress

Cameron Numerology

What will your new littleCameron be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Cameron 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.