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Cameron (girl)

What does Cameron mean?

Cameron Pronunciation of Cameron [cameron] as a girls' name (also used more generally as boys' name Cameron) is pronounced KAM-ren. It is of Scottish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Cameron is "crooked nose". Scottish Highlands clan surname derived from the facial feature and based on the nickname given a valorous ancestor. May also possibly mean "crooked stream" or "crooked hill". Camerons in the Lowlands were derived from Cambernon in Normandy. Actresses Cameron Diaz, Camryn Manheim.

Associated with: scottish, gaelic, stream (river), hill (mountain).


Cameron has 23 variants: Camaran, Cameran, Cameren, Cameri, Cameryn, Cameryn, Camesha, Cameshia, Cami, Camren, Camrin, Camron, Camryn, Kameren, Kamerin, Kameron, Kammeron, Kamren, Kamron, Kamryn, Kamrynn, Kamrynne and Kamyron.

1 masculine form: Kameron.

Creative forms:
(female) Camerna, Camerne, ..

(male) Camerle, Camerve, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cameron Tori (C.T.), ..

How popular is Cameron?

Cameron is a very popular first name for women (#1862 out of 4276, Top 44%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#578 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Cameron was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest position of #176 in the U.S. in 1999, and is at #530 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cameron name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cameron outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Cameron (#530 in 2015) are Cameran, Cameryn, Cami, Camryn (#395 in 2015), Kameron and Kamryn (#363). These relations of Cameron reached the top of their popularity in the year 1999 (median #896) and are now much less common (#1326, down 59.4%), with the version Cameron becoming less fashionable. Kamryn is the most chic girl name here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cameron, Cameran, Cameryn, Cami, Camryn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kameron, Kamryn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aeron, Caelan, Caelin, Caelyn, Caera, Caitrin, Caleen, Calen, Cambree, Cambria, Camela, Camelia, Camella, Cameo, Cammeo, Cardon, Careen, Caren, Carin, Carmen, Carmon, Caro, Carol, Caron, Caronn (see Karen), Carren, Carrin, Carrol, Carron, Carryn, Carson, Carylon, Caryn, Casen, Cason, Catelan, Catelyn, Caterina, Caterine, Catheren, Catherin, Cathern, Catheryn, Cathryn, Catrin, Cayelin, Cheron, Chevon, Cimarron, Cimeron (see Cimarron), Daron, Deron, Farron, Jamison, Karon, Madelon, Saffron, Saphron, Sheron, Simeron and Veron. These names tend to be less commonly used than Cameron.

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