Cambria Name Meaning & Origin
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My daughters' name is Cambria Elise. Everywhere we go I get compliments on how beautiful and unique her name is. We call her Cam or Cami for short. LOVE love this name. It can be cute when she's little and sophisticated once she's grown up.
Cambria is the name of one of the default serif typefaces for word processing in Microsoft Windows and Office.
In Welsh "cam" means step and "bri" means prestige. step prestige... Not quite sure what that means... That she takes steps towards prestige? Or she will be prestigious when she grows up?
- Nicknames for Cambria
Cam, Cammy, Bri (pronounced Bree. Some people say Brih and it drives my sister crazy), Bria, Cami, Cams
- Meanings and history of the name Cambria
It derives from Latn; it is the Latinised form of the Welsh word for "Wales." (Cymru) and its etymology means "country" or "countrymen". It is also the name of two towns in the U.S., one in Pennsylvania, the other in California, a small artist town along Hwy. 1 on the Central Coast south of Big Sur.
The Cambrian period is a period in prehistoric geology and is named for the Welsh area where the first fossils from this time period were found. It is known for heralding a rapid diversification of lifeforms toward multicellular organisms. Common fossils from the Cambrian are trilobites.
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Cambria means "the beauty" and "the knowledge" from the comic book series developed by the lead singer of Coheed and Cambria (a progressive rock band from New York).