Cameron - boys name

Cameron name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 96%

Cameron name meaning:

The name Cameron is of Scottish origin and has multiple meanings. It is derived from the Gaelic word "cam sròn," which means "crooked nose." However, the name can also be traced back to the Gaelic word "cam" meaning "bent" or "crooked." Another possible meaning is "winding valley," derived from the Scottish place name Cambernon.

People with the name Cameron are often described as intelligent, creative, and charismatic. They have a natural ability to lead and inspire others. Cameron's tend to be independent and confident individuals who are not afraid to take risks. They are also known for their strong sense of justice and fairness.

In summary, the name Cameron has Scottish origins and can mean "crooked nose," "bent" or "crooked," or "winding valley." Individuals with this name are often seen as intelligent, creative, and charismatic leaders with a strong sense of justice.

Origin: Scottish

Crooked nose.


Unisex names

Related names

Cameron , Camron , Kam, Kamren, Kamrin, Kamron, Kamryn

Other boys names beginning with C


Overall UK ranking: 194 out of 4789

284 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

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  • Scotland (32)

Historical popularity of Cameron

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