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:
(male) Camerney, Camerton, ..
(female) Camerna, Camernia, ..
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. Demographics)
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 2000 Names, 2014)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Cameron and affiliated names. Kameron (#278 a year ago), Camron (#792), Camren (#965), Cam (#1629) and Ron are the popular varying forms of Cameron (#53 a year ago). These forms of Cameron were favored as birth names 14 years ago (adoption of 0.8%) and are somewhat less widespread today (adoption 0.5%, ▼38.3%). Cameron is more widely used than the rest, though Kameron has grown popular as well, while versions such as Ron are now less common.
Suggested similar names are Aarron, Agamenon (see Agamemnon), Aileron, Aleron, Auberon, Baron, Barron, Caden, Cadon, Caelan, Caelen, Caeo, Caerwyn, Caidon, Cairn, Cairo, Cajetan, Camdin, Camdon, Camilo▲, Campion, Cannon▲, Canyon, Cardon, Carlton▼, Carmen▼, Caron, Carrol▼, Carston, Cason▲, Caxton, Caydon, Champeon, Cicero▼, Cimarron, Cimeron, Coleton, Cramer, Creedon, Daemon, Daleton, Dameon, Damero, Damon▼, Daveon, Deron, Eamon, Emerson▲, Faron, Garon, Garron, Geron, Hamelton, Haron, Jameson▲, Jaron▼, Jarron, Jeron, Kamron▲, Kieron, Labron, Laron, Larron, Leron, Marmeon (see Marmion), Oberon, Oeberon, Ramon▼, Simeon, Simeron, Somerton, Tamson, Taron, Taveon and Theron▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Cameron.