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Camryn is a popular modern spin on a traditional Scottish name. Styled to sound cutting-edge and current, this name is highly relevant in popular culture. Camryn Alicia “Cam” Barnes is a main character on Disney's Twitches, and Camryn “Cam” Coyle is a character on the Netflix series Project Mc². Keep reading to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Camryn:

Scottish: Crooked nose, bent river

Origin of the name Camryn:

Camryn is a modern version of the traditional surname Cameron. The name Cameron derives from the Gaelic phrases cam sròn (meaning “crooked nose”) or cam abhainn (meaning “bent river”).

Symbolism of the name Camryn:

Camryn is a modern rendition of the traditional name Cameron. This surname represents one of the most well-known clans in the Scottish West Highlands. Symbols for the clan include the oak tree and the Ben Nevis (the highest mountain in the British Isles).

Style of the name Camryn:

Modern

Gender of the name Camryn:

Camryn is a great name for both boys and girls.

Pronunciation of the name Camryn:

KAM-rehn

Number of syllables in the name Camryn:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Camryn:

The name Camryn evokes feelings of class and camaraderie.

Alternative spellings for the name Camryn:

Nicknames for the name Camryn:

  • Cam 
  • Cami
  • Cammie
  • Cammy
  • Ryn

Popularity of the name Camryn:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Camryn was the 405th most popular baby name for girls in 2020. In addition, Camryn was one of the top 1,000 baby names for boys from 2005-2013.

Related names for the name Camryn:

Great middle names for Camryn and their meanings:

  • Abby (my father is joy)
  • Elina (shining light, torch, sun ray)
  • Faith (trust, confidence, belief)
  • Gianna (God is gracious)
  • Joy (happiness)
  • Lauren (laurel tree)
  • Maxine (the greatest)
  • Sasha (defender of men)
  • Sydney (wide meadow)
  • Tessa (late summer, harvest time)

Famous people with the name Camryn:

  • Camryn Leigh Clifford (vlogger)
  • Camryn Elizabeth Grimes (actress)
  • Camryn Harris (television personality)
  • Camryn Magness (singer)
  • Camryn Debra Manheim (actress)
  • Camryn Alexis Paul (daughter of basketball player Christopher Emmanuel Paul)
  • Camryn Drew Rollins (daughter of baseball player James Calvin Rollins)
  • Camryn Wessner (singer)

Camryn in popular culture:

  • Camryn Alicia “Cam” Barnes (character on Disney's Twitches)
  • Camryn “Cam” Coyle (character on the Netflix original series Project Mc²)