Cameron

Cameron - A unique male name



  Jun 24,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Cameron, meaning crooked nose, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1911 on position #651. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Cameron and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Cameron? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Cameron. The baby boy name Cameron was given to 7,315 baby boys in 2012, ranking #54 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 224 baby boys were given this name - making this a unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Cameron peaked in popularity 18 years ago in 2000 on position 31.



Famous with this name

Cameron Diaz
James Cameron
Cameron Boyce


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Cameron is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Cameron is currently topping the baby name charts in Vermont at position #13 - and is the least popular in New Mexico at position #122.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Cameron is where you live.


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Cameron origin and meaning

Cameron is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means crooked nose. To see famous people named Cameron, pop culture references for the name Cameron and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Cameron

We've found the following names that sound similar to Cameron, sorted by popularity.

Camron / Camren / Camryn / Cameren / Camrin / Cameran / Camarion / Cameryn / Camerin / Camaron /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201254
201153
201060
200959
200853
200750
200652
200552
200450
200340
200239
200135
200031
199933
199835
199745
199649
199549
199452
199354
199253
199162
199062
198964
198869
198795
1986134
1985153
1984164
1983176
1982177
1981188
1980213
1979206
1978203
1977216
1976204
1975208
1974289
1973328
1972321
1971364
1970364
1969358
1968378
1967422
1966435
1965448
1964454
1963426
1962364
1961462
1960488
1959520
1958481
1957489
1956520
1955562
1954587
1953688
1952736
1951704
1950879
1949765
1948996
1947866
1946914
19451251
1944983
19431050
19421220
19411460
19391315
19361353
19351533
19301284
19291657
19271733
19261045
19251423
19241047
19231141
19221157
1921880
1920765
19191528
19171607
19161072
1911651

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Vermont13
New Hampshire18
North Carolina21
South Carolina24
Massachusetts25
Maine25
Rhode Island25
Louisiana25
Mississippi26
Georgia28
Delaware30
West Virginia34
Michigan35
Connecticut37
Kentucky37
Maryland38
Alabama40
Ohio41
Tennessee41
Indiana41
Pennsylvania42
Virginia42
Florida51
District of Columbia53
Wisconsin54
Nevada56
Missouri57
Nebraska61
New York61
Minnesota63
Illinois65
New Jersey66
North Dakota67
Iowa68
Colorado71
Oregon71
Washington71
Kansas71
Idaho74
Utah76
Hawaii77
Arkansas77
Oklahoma78
Texas80
South Dakota84
Montana85
Alaska85
Arizona95
California106
Wyoming121
New Mexico122

Even more about Cameron


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Cameron a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Cameron?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2000
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Cameron
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 224
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1911
2012 births +7,315

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