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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cambria

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Cam"bri*a
The ancient Latin name of Wales. It is used by modern poets.
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  1. One of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; during Roman times the region was known as Cambria
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From Latin, from Middle Welsh Cymry the Welsh, from British Celtic combrogos compatriot

  1. (historical) Wales.

Cambria was also found in the following language(s): Latin

Notable Persons Named Cambria

Cambria Privett is a sports team member for the Kolbotn Fotball.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Cambria

Fred Cambria is a baseball player. Fred was born on January 22nd, 1948 in Cambria Heights, Queens.

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Joe Cambria was a baseball scout, executive in minor league baseball, executive in negro league baseball, minor league baseball outfielder, baseball, minor league baseball, negro league baseball, baseballscout, executive inminor league baseball, executive innegro league ba. Joe was given the name Carlo Cambria on July 5th, 1890 in Messina, Italy. Joe is also known as Joseph Carl Cambria. He breathed his last breath on September 24th, 1962.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1963 6 6 0
1967 5 5 0
1968 6 6 0
1969 5 5 0
1970 6 6 0
1971 13 13 0
1972 21 21 0
1973 12 12 0
1974 14 14 0
1975 17 17 0
1976 18 18 0
1977 20 20 0
1978 14 14 0
1979 30 30 0
1980 32 32 0
1981 40 40 0
1982 33 33 0
1983 34 34 0
1984 44 44 0
1985 29 29 0
1986 39 39 0
1987 65 65 0
1988 50 50 0
1989 44 44 0
1990 47 47 0
1991 55 55 0
1992 60 60 0
1993 82 82 0
1994 65 65 0
1995 69 69 0
1996 69 69 0
1997 89 89 0
1998 95 95 0
1999 110 110 0
2000 85 85 0
2001 121 121 0
2002 114 114 0
2003 119 119 0
2004 139 139 0
2005 127 127 0
2006 154 154 0
2007 202 202 0
2008 254 254 0
2009 265 265 0
2010 241 241 0
2011 272 272 0
2012 275 275 0
2013 246 246 0
2014 263 263 0
2015 262 262 0
2016 230 230 0
2017 231 231 0

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Popularity of Cambria as a first name

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Popularity of Cambria as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cambria U.S.
  White 92.43% 64.26%
  African American 0.76% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.51% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.43% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cambria

People with the last name Cambria are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Cambria

  • How Popular is the name Cambria? Cambria is the 3,820th most popular name of all time. As a last name Cambria was the 26,391st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Cambria have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,938 babies born with the first name Cambria in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cambria to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cambria? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1963 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Cambria first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cambria is Thursday, May 2nd, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Cambria born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cambria was in 2012 with a total of 275 babies.
  • Random Cambria Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cambria is not a popular baby girl's name in Utah. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Cambria: Your name in reverse order is Airbmac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rmacabi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cambria? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 925 people with the last name Cambria.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cambria? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Cambria as their last name since less than 1 person in 323k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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