Camden - boys name

Camden name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 71%

Camden name meaning:

The name Camden is of English origin and holds several possible meanings. One interpretation is that it is derived from a surname, taken from the Old English words "camp" meaning "enclosure" and "denu" meaning "valley." In this sense, the name could signify a person who lived near or in a valley encampment. Another possibility is that Camden is a combination of the two Old English words "cumb" meaning "dale" and "denu," also meaning "valley." This variation would emphasize the individual's association with a valley or dale.

The name Camden has gained popularity in recent years and has a modern, trendy feel to it. It is often chosen by parents seeking a unique and cool name for their baby boy. With its strong and masculine sound, Camden is also associated with qualities such as leadership, confidence, and determination. Overall, the name Camden carries a sense of strength and natural beauty, evoking images of peaceful valleys and sturdy encampments.

Origin: Scottish

From the winding valley.


Unisex names

Related names

Camden , Kamden

Other boys names beginning with C


Overall UK ranking: 1391 out of 4789

18 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Camden

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