Cameron Name Meaning & Origin

Cameron

Pronunciation: KA-me-rən, KAM-rin (key)

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.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Camren, Camron, Kameron

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Nicknames for Cameron

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.
Cammi, Campbell
Boney-Roni

Meanings and history of the name Cameron

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

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.

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Cameron is the name of Ferris Bueller's best friend in the movie "Ferris Bueller's Day Off"

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