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Cam (girl)

What does Cam mean?

Cam Pronunciation of Cam [cam] as a name for girls (also used more generally as boys' name Cam) has its root in Latin, and the name Cam means "helper to the priest". Cam is a version of Camilla (Latin).

Associated with: priest (monk).

Variations

13 related forms via Camilla: Cama, Camala, Camela, Cami, Camia, Camila, Camile, Camill, Cammi, Cammie, Cammy, Camyla and Camyll.

Creative forms:
(female) Diam, Miam, ..

(male) Caby, Calo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cam Bennett (C.B.), ..

How popular is Cam?

Cam is a rare given name for females but a very popular last name for all people (#24061 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Camila (#43 from recent data), Camilla (#374), Cammy, Cammie and Cami are the popular varying forms of Cam (not in Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Cama, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Cam was widespread among parents in 2013 (usage of 0.5%) and has remained as widespread to this day (usage 0.47%, 6% less). Camilla is more ubiquitous than the rest, though Camila is now higher in the list. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cami, Camila, Camilla, Cammie, Cammy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cam and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Cam is alike in pronunciation to Kim, Kimm and Kym. Other suggested similar names are Cai, Cal, Cas, Cat, Cay, Pam, Sam and Tam. These names tend to be more frequently used than Cam.

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