Girl name origins & meanings
The name Cameron is of Old Scottish origin, meaning "bent nose." It comes from the Gaelic cam ("crooked") and sròn ("nose").
Although Cameron was originally a boy's name, it is now a gender-neutral name that is very popular for baby girls. Variations of Cameron that are especially popular amongst girls in the United States nclude Camryn and Kamryn.
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Boy name origins & meanings
Cameron comes from the Scottish Gaelic cam sròn, meaning "bent nose." It is believed to have come from a nickname for an early member of a Scottish clan.
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How Popular Is The Name Cameron
Family name origins & meanings
The surname Cameron is of Scottish origin, and it dates back to the early clans of Scotland.
In the lowlands of Scotland, Cameron is also a habitual name from any of various places called Cameron, especially in Fife.
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According to Social Security Administration data, Cameron has been a consistently popular unisex name, holding a place in the top 50 from 2000 to 2004 and currently remaining in the top 70.
However, Cameron is the 45th most popular name on FamilyEducation.
According to Google search data analysis, within the past five years, Cameron was at its peak popularity in March 2019.
Where is it Popular?
Cameron was searched for most often in the following states:
Nicknames for Cameron
Cameron in pop culture and entertainment
Taking off in the 90s, Cameron has been a popular unisex name, popularized by American actress Cameron Diaz. Other famous Camerons include: Cameron Bender, Cameron Boyce, Cameron Britton, Cameron Dallas, and Cameron Richardson.
Lately, Cameron has become a popular character name in film and television, appearing in both Modern Family and Ferris Bueller's Day Off.