- The name Cameron was ranked 52 in popularity for boys in the US in 2006.
- Cameron ranked 1042 in 1881 and hovered in and out of the top 1000 names until it began increasing in popularity in the 1940s. It broke into the top 100 in 1987 at 96 and reached and alltime high of 31 in 2000. It now seems on its way out of popularity on the boys’ list, but we may see it become more popular for girls.
Reasons for Popularity
- When pronounced cam-ron it follows the trend of boys’ names with two syllables ending in “N.”
- It offers varied nicknames, such as Cam, Ron, and Ronny.
- The Scottish meaning of Cameron is “crooked nose.”
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