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Pronunciation

kæmərən

Origin

English, Scottish

Meaning

This name has major modern-classic status and continues to be a firm favorite for baby boys. Its roots run deep in Scotland where Cameron was originally a clan name meaning “crooked river”. Cameron has been doing well in English-speaking countries for years, particularly in the United States where it’s also a girl’s name. The shorter variant Cam could double as a sweet nickname for your baby boy!

Rank in the year 2015

Cameron was ranked #79 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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