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What does Cam mean?

Cam Pronunciation of Cam as a boys' name (also used less commonly as girls' name Cam) means "crooked nose". Cam is an alternate spelling of Cameron (Scottish, Gaelic).



OTHER FORMS VIA CAMERON Camren, Camron, Camry, Ron



Cam Frankie (C.F.), ..

How popular is Cam?

Cam is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#24061 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Cam was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its peak position of #1517 in the U.S. in the 1890s, and is presently at #1931. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent varying forms of Cam (#1931 VIA LATEST LIST) appearing in the Top 2000 are Cameron (#69), Camren (#1247), Camron (#1100) and Ron. Usage of these relations of Cam was well-received in 2000 (USAGE OF 0.7%) and has become much reduced since (USAGE 0.32%, 54.7%), with forms such as Camron becoming less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cam, Cameron, Camren, Camron, Ron in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Cam is pronounced similarly to Colm, Kam, Kim and Kwame. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Cai, Cal, Cap, Caw, Caz, Cram, Ham, Ram, Sam and Tam. These names tend to be more frequently used than Cam.

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