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Cameron meaning and name origin
Cameron \c(a)-me-ron\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Cameron), is pronounced KAM-er-en. It is of Scottish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Cameron is "crooked nose". 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.
A suggested similar baby name is Cimeron.
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Popularity of Cameron
Cameron is a very popular first name for males (#336 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#561 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
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