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Meaning of Cameron

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Meaning

The name Cameron has the following meaning:

Having a crooked nose. "Crooked nose" Clan name derived from the facial feature. Little used as a first name until the middle of this century.
This name can be given to both baby boys and girls. It is a unisex name.

Popularity

As a baby boy name, Cameron is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 39 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Cameron fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 6 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 59 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Cameron in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics

Pronunciation

The name Cameron is pronounced as kam-er-un

Origins

Cameron originates from the Scottish language.

See other suggested Scottish baby names.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Cameron and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Cameron: Boys - Dunlop, Girls - Alana, Alison, Davina, Dree, Euna, Fiona, Iona, Jamya, Janet, Kenzie, Xenia, Both genders - Donald, Duff

Variants

Popular Variants for the name Cameron: Cam (Gaelic), Camaeron, Camaron, Camea, Camee, Cameran, Cameren (Scottish), Camerin, Camero, Cameroon, Camerron, Camerun, Cameryn, Camey, Cami, Camie, Cammeron, Camran, Camrea, Camree, Camren (Scottish), Camrey, Camri, Camrie, Camrin, Camron (English), Camrun, Camryn, Camy (Scottish), Kam, Kameron (English), Kamren, Kamron, Kamryn

Nicknames

Common nicknames for the name Cameron are: Cam

Style

We think the name Cameron should fall under the following style category: Celtic.

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Impression

Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Cameron to be: A charming and kind chap

In one word, you might describe Cameron as a(n) "kind" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Cameron (or its variants) are:

Cameron Mitchell, born on 4 November, a famous actor. Cameron Mitchell's background: An American film, television and Broadway star with close ties to one of Canada's most successful families, and considered, by Lee Strasberg, to be one of the founding members of The Actor's Studio in New York City.

John Cameron Swayze, born on 4 April, a famous media personality. John Cameron Swayze's background: A popular news commentator and game show panelist in the United States, during the 1950s.

Cameron Diaz, born on 30 August, a famous actor. Cameron Diaz's background: The US actress was born in San Diego, California. Among her many successes are My Best Friend's Wedding (1997), There's something about Mary (1998) and Being John Malkovich (1999).
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