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What does Campbell mean?

Campbell Pronunciation of Campbell as a boys' name (also used more regularly as girls' name Campbell) is of Scottish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Campbell is "crooked mouth". Name of a famous Scottish Highland clan, referring to the facial feature (Gaelic "cam beul"). The hereditary heads of the Campbell clan, the Dukes of Argyll, at one time controlled vast acres of the Scottish highlands and commanded the loyalty of thousands of men. Actor Campbell Scott.


ASSOCIATED WITH scottish, gaelic, famous, clan (surname), dukes (noble)





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How popular is Campbell?

Campbell is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#43 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Campbell reached its highest rank of #936 in the U.S. in the year 2005, and is at #1192 presently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Abell, Cabell, Cadbee, Cadbey (see Cadby), Caddell, Cadel, Cadell, Cadfael, Cael, Calbert, Caldwell, Camden, Camillo, Camilo, Campian, Campion, Canbey (see Canby), Canfield, Capel, Capell, Capello, Cappel, Cardell, Cardelle, Carmeli, Carnell, Carnelle, Carswell, Cartrell, Carvel, Carvell, Casper, Caswell, Chambellan, Chambers, Champeon, Chappell, Claudell, Cockrell, Connell, Covell, Crandell, Cromwell, Curtell, Danell, Dantrell, Dariell, Darrell, Darvell, Hamell, Harrell, Harwell, Haskell, Jamall, Jamell, Jamill, Jarell, Jarvell, Kimbell, Larell, Larnell, Mansell, Marcell, Marzell, Parnell, Ranell, Raynell, Sachiell (see Sachiel), Samwell, Satchell, Trumbell, Waddell, Wadell, Wardell and Waydell (see Wade). These names tend to be more frequently used than Campbell.

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