Cameron is a baby name meaning “crooked nose or river.” The name Cameron promises an outlook on life that is out of the ordinary, creative, and inventive.
Meaning of the name Cameron:
English: crooked nose or river
Origin of the name Cameron:
Cameron is an English baby name derived from the Scottish surname Camsron.
Symbolism of the name Cameron:
Rivers symbolize the ever changing state of the world and the heart. A river will always flow onward, changing course to move around obstacles, and sweeping away the unsuspecting.
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Gender of the name Cameron:
Cameron is a unisex name, used for both boys and girls.
Pronunciation of the name Cameron:
Number of syllables in the name Cameron:
Emotion evoked from the name Cameron:
Cameron evokes feelings of intelligence and creativity.
Alternative spellings for the name Cameron:
Camron, Kameron, Camryn, Kamryn
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Popularity of the name Cameron:
According to the Social Security Administration, Cameron as a boy’s name has been common since 1900 but did not become popular until the mid 1980’s and reached the top 50 between 1995 and 2003. Cameron is a much less popular girl’s name that peaked between 1995 and 2000 but never ranked higher than #176.
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Great middle names for Cameron and their meanings:
- Shaw (wolf)
- Ferris (vigor)
- Lucas (from Lucania)
- Logan (little hollow)
- Joshua (God is salvation)
- Brooks (the body of water)
- Maddox (fortunate)
- Oscar (dear friend)
- Adelaide (noble type)
- Paige (servant)
- Malia (beloved)
- Aspen (the aspen tree)
- Brynlee (hill, mound)
- Sloane (raid)
Famous people with the name Cameron:
- Cameron Jordan (American football player)
- Cameron Giles (American rapper)
- Cameron Crowe (American writer and director)
- Cameron Clayton (American drag queen)
- Cameron Bender (American actor)
Camerons in popular culture:
- Cameron Chase (comics, DC comics)
- Cameron Davenport (television, Family Affairs)
- Cameron Davis (television, “Days of Our Lives”)
- Cameron Frye (film, “Ferris Bueller's Day Off”)
- Cameron Tucker (television, “Modern Family”)