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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 srn"). 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 9 variant forms: Cam, Camaeron, Camedon, Camren, Camron, Camry, Kameron, Kamrey and Ron.

Baby names that sound like Cameron are Kamron and Kamryn.

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Popularity of Cameron

Cameron is a very popular first name for men (#336 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#561 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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