What does Cameron mean?
Highlands clan name derived from the facial feature (Gaelic "cam sròn"). Also possibly means "crooked stream" or "crooked hill". Nickname of an especially valorous ancestor that became the surname of one of the oldest clans in Scotland. There were also Camerons in the Lowlands, linked with Cambernon in Normandy.
Cameron has 1 feminine form: Kameron.Kreatif forms: Camecon, Cameton, Cymeron. [more]
How popular is Cameron?
Cameron is a very prominent first name for men (#336 out of 1220, Top 27%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#578 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Cameron for boys. Cameron reached its top rank of #31 in the U.S. in 2000, and is currently at #53. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Cameron and affiliated names. Kameron (#278 2 years ago), Camron (#792), Camren (#965) and Ron are the popular varying forms of Cameron (#53 2 years ago). These forms of Cameron were favored as birth names in the year 2003 (usage of 0.5524%) and are somewhat less widespread today (usage 0.3824%, ▼30.8%). Cameron is more widely used than the rest, while Kameron has also become popular as well, and Camren has become less popular. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
A suggested similar baby name is Cimeron. This name tends to be less commonly used than Cameron.