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What does Cami mean?

Cami Pronunciation of Cami [ca-mi] as a name for girls has its root in Latin, and the meaning of the name Cami is "crooked nose; helper to the priest". Cami is a variant form of Cameron (Scottish, Gaelic). Cami is also a variation of Camilla (Latin). See also Kami.

Associated with: priest (monk).


Cami has 5 variants: Cama, Camia, Cammi, Cammie and Cammy.

16 more related forms via Cameron, Camilla: Cam, Camala, Camela, Camelia, Cameri, Camila, Camile, Camill, Camille, Camren, Camrin, Camron, Camryn, Camyla, Camyll and Kamila.

Creative forms:
(female) Chami, Clami, ..

(male) Caco, Calu, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cami Jaqueline (C.J.), ..

How popular is Cami?

Cami is a very popular first name for women (#1901 out of 4276, Top 44%) and a slightly less popular surname for both adults and children (#111740 out of 150436, Top 74%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Cami was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest position of #1132 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Camila (#43 in recent rankings), Camille (#246), Kamila (#328), Camilla (#374), Camryn (#395), Cameron (#530), Kami, Cammie, Camelia and Cammy are the prominent variation forms of Cami appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Camala, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Cami was at its highest less than a decade ago (adoption of 0.69%) and has remained as conventional to this day (adoption 0.68%, 2.6%), but with the form Cameron going out of style. Camille is more familiar than the rest, though Camila is now higher in the list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cami, Camelia, Cameron, Camila, Camilla in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Camille, Cammie, Cammy, Camryn, Kami, Kamila in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Cami is alike in pronunciation to Cameo, Cammeo, Kama, Kamea, Kameo, Kammi, Kammie, Kimi, Kimy and Koemi. Other recommended names are Ami, Caci, Cacy, Cadi, Cai, Cain, Caisi, Cait, Caiti, Cal, Cala, Cali, Calie, Calin, Capri, Cara, Cari, Carie, Carin, Caris, Carli, Carma, Carmi, Carmia, Carmin, Carmit, Carmy, Caro, Cary, Casi, Casie, Cass, Cassi, Casy, Cate, Cathi, Cati, Catia, Cato, Caty, Cay, Caysi, Cazzi, Ceri, Chani, Cici, Cili, Cima, Ciri, Clari, Codi, Cori, Cyma, Demi, Emmi, Jaimi, Jami, Mimi, Naomi, Noami, Remi, Romi, Sami, Tami and Tammi. These names tend to be less commonly used than Cami.

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