Cameron Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Cameron:
Transferred use of the Scottish surname that originated from the Gaelic nickname cam sròn (crooked nose). Var: Kameron. Short: Cam, Kam.
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- Comments and insights on the name Cameron: | Edit
Cameron is the best name ever and I like that name a person named cameron is my best friend and is caring and awesome.
- Personal experiences with the name Cameron: | Edit
My husband's name is Cameron, and I love the name and have many friends who love the name.
My husband's name is also Cameron--I like it. It seems that the name is becoming more and more popular.
My son's name is Cameron. I love it because it is masculine and has a good nickname "Cam". I think it's a handsome name.
I have a brother named Cameron and I have always loved the name. It has a unique quality but it is not TOO unusual. The name to me is strong but friendly, and I would use it on my son if I didn't have four other brothers to offend!
My Best Friend's name is Cameron. We are so close, we are practically brother and sister! My name Is Kellie.
My name is Hannah an my boyfriend's name is Cameron I love him so much!
My name is Cameron and I have to admit that I like my name. People generally don't call me "Cameron", though. It's normally shorted to "Cam" in casual conversation. I do tend to get a lot of compliments on my name. When I meet new people, I usually get the same ole' "That's a nice name!" or "Cameron, huh? I like that!" Not that I'm complaining! Lol.
My boyfriend name is Cameron. So was one of my other boyfriends. They are both very sweet and funny. My boyfriends nickname is Cam. His father and other family members are the only other people who call him Cam. Cameron is a very interesting name.
My best friend has a boyfriend named Cameron(we all call him just that) and he is REALLY funny, and can turn a sad day into a happy one in seconds. He is kind, sweet, and helpful. He refers to himself as Cameron-The-Koons and is overly obsessed(and so is his girlfriend, my best friend) with Dr. Who and Sherlock Holmes stuff. I never really got into that, but they've both tried many times to persuade me! XD
My friend's name is Cameron. He is the most caring, compassionate person I know. He's the eldest in his family and he has three younger sisters (Raquel, Olivia, and Maia). He's an amazing musician :)
- Nicknames for Cameron: | Edit
Cam, Cam Cam, Cameroni, Cameo, Cam-O, Ron, Scampi, Cammy, "C", C-Money, Camel Toe ( from famous skateboarder Cameron Slater Glendale AZ. USA.)
Camel, Camel Hump, Camel Humper, Camel Toe, Camel Jockey. Cama-Roni. Camerillo, Camarillo, Cameroon, Camelion.
- Meanings and history of the name Cameron: | Edit
Cameron means "crooked nose". Also possibly means "crooked hill" or "crooked stream".
In Spanish it sounds very similar to "shrimp".
Came from an important ancestor and became the surname of a Scottish Highland clan.
- Famous real-life people named Cameron: | Edit
Cameron Crowe - American screenwriter and director (Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Say Anything, Singles, Jerry McGuire, Almost Famous, etc.)
Cameron Boyce - American actor known for his roles in Disney Channel’s JESSIE and Descendants movies. He is also known for his roles in Mirrors, Eagle Eye, and Grown-Ups. He had recently secured the role of Zach on HBO’s Mrs. Fletcher. He will be greatly missed.
Cam'ron - A Grammy-nominated, American rapper and actor.
Cameron Douglas - An American actor.
Cameron Bird - Musician, Architecture in Helsinki
Cameron Mitchell - American actor (stage and screen, originated the role of Happy in Death of a Salesman on Broadway, and was Buck in The 60s western The High Chapparal). His son with the same name is also an actor.
Cameron Dallas - American Internet personality
Cameron Monaghan - American actor
Cameron Liddell, guitarist for the band Asking Alexandria
Cameron Long- Youtuber (Fresh Men)
As A Surname:
James Cameron - Director of Titanic, Avatar, The Terminator (1 & 2), Aliens, etc.
David Cameron - Current Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Dove Cameron - American actress known for her roles in Disney Channel’s Liv and Maddie and Descendants movies. She was also a part of Hairspray Live!, R.L. Stine's Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls and Disney’s Cloud 9.
- Cameron in song, story & screen: | Edit
Cameron is the name of Ferris Bueller's best friend in the movie "Ferris Bueller's Day Off"