Camryn Name Meaning & Origin

Camryn

Pronunciation: KAM-rin (key)

Origin of the name Camryn:

Transferred use of the Scottish surname that originated from the Gaelic nickname cam srón (crooked nose). Var: Cameran, Cameryn, Camryn, Kameran, Kameron, Kameryn. Short: Cam. Pet: Cami.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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I have a cousin named Cameron (male) so am kind of shy on using it, but Camryn is one of the only unisex names I like. "Cam" is so adorable to me, I just love it, I admit to not loving "Cami" as a nn but it would probably grown on me. The other person's comment on the nn Ryn is really, really cool. Camryn to me is a really cool name without trying to hard.

I named my daughter Camryn in 2003. Well she is 13 now. I liked the name Cameron as a boy name and decided to add the Y which made it girly. I thought that was the coolest name ever back then. It is actually still very cool in our present 2017. Another great thing about the name Camryn is the nn's you can use. Cam, Cam Cam,& Cami. I personally use Cam & Cam Cam for short.

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Camryn is listed as a female name on this site, which appears to be the case in the US. Outside the US, it's unisex i.e. used as a variant of the primarily male name Cameron for both boys and girls. For example, I'm a male Camryn.

One of my best friends is named Camryn. Her little sisters name is Mckenzie.

I have a 5 year old daughter named Camryn Kallee, Kallee is my little sister's name. She is only 5 years old but my husband and I named her over 12 years ago when we were dating. It stuck with us all those years... the golden years sans children, lol! its a tough name for a girl, not too feminine, and I adore the nickname Cam.

A beautiful baby girl name that suits throughout childhood and as an adult. We choose this adorable name for our daughter and her nickname is Ryn.

Nicknames for Camryn: | Edit

Cami, Cam, Cam-Cam, Cammy, Ryn

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Famous real-life people named Camryn: | Edit

Camryn Wessner, American singer-songwriter
Camryn Manheim (born Debra Frances Manheim), American actress
Camryn Grimes, American actress
"Camryn Kiss"-adult entertainment/pornography (not the association you want people to have with your little girl!)

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