Meaning: Crooked nose
Alternate spellings: Camren, Camron, Kameron, Kamren, Kamron, Camryn
Cameron is a Scottish surname that means “crooked nose,” but you might not want your little Cameron’s teasing classmates to know this. Despite the less-than-attractive meaning, Cameron has become an incredibly popular name in recent years and is one of those names that inspires parents to break out their creative spellings. Each of these versions are popular among U.S. parents: Cameron, Kameron, Camron, Camren, Camryn, Kamron, and Kamryn.
In the last decade, Cameron has become a unisex name, boosted by celebrities like Cameron Diaz and Camryn Manheim. The recent popularity of the name for girls may eventually cause parents to stop using it for their sons, often the result for unisex names.
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U.S. Rank by Year
Rank of Similar Names in 2008