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Cameron

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How popular is the baby name Cameron in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1882 6 0 6
1883 6 0 6
1884 7 0 7
1885 5 0 5
1888 6 0 6
1890 5 0 5
1892 5 0 5
1893 5 0 5
1894 5 0 5
1895 7 0 7
1896 7 0 7
1900 9 0 9
1902 6 0 6
1905 5 0 5
1906 7 0 7
1907 8 0 8
1908 8 0 8
1909 6 0 6
1910 8 0 8
1911 15 0 15
1912 24 0 24
1913 10 0 10
1914 32 5 27
1915 35 0 35
1916 46 0 46
1917 42 0 42
1918 41 0 41
1919 28 0 28
1920 82 5 77
1921 61 0 61
1922 55 0 55
1923 54 0 54
1924 58 5 53
1925 37 0 37
1926 69 0 69
1927 43 0 43
1928 39 0 39
1929 42 0 42
1930 47 0 47
1931 44 0 44
1932 42 0 42
1933 32 0 32
1934 42 0 42
1935 35 0 35
1936 44 5 39
1937 39 0 39
1938 24 0 24
1939 44 0 44
1940 33 0 33
1941 52 8 44
1942 65 14 51
1943 66 9 57
1944 61 12 49
1945 75 12 63
1946 79 18 61
1947 98 19 79
1948 92 18 74
1949 106 11 95
1950 109 22 87
1951 126 23 103
1952 135 23 112
1953 155 19 136
1954 195 22 173
1955 214 34 180
1956 254 26 228
1957 311 34 277
1958 286 22 264
1959 283 32 251
1960 316 31 285
1961 357 35 322
1962 530 37 493
1963 414 43 371
1964 338 37 301
1965 354 29 325
1966 345 28 317
1967 396 59 337
1968 501 73 428
1969 567 83 484
1970 577 72 505
1971 565 63 502
1972 633 75 558
1973 597 82 515
1974 744 91 653
1975 1,120 91 1,029
1976 1,166 97 1,069
1977 1,114 103 1,011
1978 1,209 132 1,077
1979 1,271 136 1,135
1980 1,293 150 1,143
1981 1,499 173 1,326
1982 1,671 200 1,471
1983 1,606 158 1,448
1984 1,858 219 1,639
1985 1,991 199 1,792
1986 2,238 193 2,045
1987 3,414 258 3,156 #96 boy name
1988 5,284 300 4,984 #69 boy name
1989 5,861 271 5,590 #64 boy name
1990 6,979 316 6,663 #62 boy name
1991 6,997 302 6,695 #62 boy name
1992 7,662 309 7,353 #53 boy name
1993 7,418 329 7,089 #54 boy name
1994 7,182 347 6,835 #52 boy name
1995 7,432 403 7,029 #49 boy name
1996 7,844 456 7,388 #49 boy name
1997 9,065 850 8,215 #45 boy name
1998 12,984 1,565 11,419 #35 boy name
1999 14,215 1,781 12,434 #33 boy name
2000 14,357 1,596 12,761 #31 boy name
2001 12,900 1,318 11,582 #35 boy name
2002 11,572 1,236 10,336 #39 boy name
2003 11,002 1,041 9,961 #40 boy name
2004 10,157 1,276 8,881 #50 boy name
2005 9,807 1,240 8,567 #52 boy name
2006 9,980 1,133 8,847 #52 boy name
2007 10,075 1,101 8,974 #50 boy name
2008 9,335 1,051 8,284 #53 boy name
2009 8,536 907 7,629 #59 boy name
2010 7,944 756 7,188 #60 boy name
2011 8,212 706 7,506 #53 boy name
2012 7,884 534 7,350 #54 boy name
2013 7,349 508 6,841 #59 boy name
2014 7,561 525 7,036 #53 boy name
2015 7,298 585 6,713 #56 boy name

Want to know about the popularity of the Cameron baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 285,698 babies born with the name Cameron in the United States. That's more than enough Camerons to occupy the territory of French Polynesia (France) with an estimated population of 277,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Cameron" was in 2000 with a total of 12,761 babies. (That's a lot of baby Camerons)

According to the 1992 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Cameron" ranks #51 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Alabama. Imagine that, 125 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1992. Across the entire United States a total of 7,662 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Cameron" mean? The list below shows the origins of Cameron as well as things modernly associated with the name Cameron such as celebrities named Cameron.

Origin and Meaning of Cameron

The name "Cameron" is of Scottish origin, and it means "Bent Nose". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Cameron Diaz

Cameron Diaz is an actress, model, and producer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1988 to present. Cameron was born in 1972 as Cameron Michelle Diaz in San Diego, California, United States.

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Cameron Crowe

Cameron Crowe is an actor, author, director, and producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1972 to present. Cameron was born in 1957 as Cameron Bruce Crowe in Palm Springs, California, U.S.

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Cameron Bright

Cameron Bright is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Cameron was born in 1993 as Cameron Douglas Crigger in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

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Cam'ron

Cam'ron is a rapper, actor, and entrepreneur with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1993 to present. Cam'ron was born in 1976 as Cameron Ezike Giles.

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Cameron Russell

Cameron Russell is a model. Cameron was born in 1987 in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Cameron Douglas

Cameron Douglas is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1997 to 2009. Cameron was born in 1978 as Cameron Morrell Douglas.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Cameron

Cameron Boyce
Cameron Dallas
Cameron Monaghan
Cameron Payne
Cameron Run
Cameron Seafood
Cameron Wake
Cameron International
Cameron Thor

Alternative Meanings

C is for casual, no pretension here.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

R is for realist, the way you are.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Your name in reverse order is "Noremac". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Acenomr". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Cameron born Dec 15, 1948

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central India approximately on 875. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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