Cameron Family History

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Cameron Name Meaning

as a Highland clan name it is from a nickname from Gaelic cam ‘crooked’, ‘bent’ + sròn ‘nose’. in the Lowlands it is also a habitational name from any of various places called Cameron, especially in Fife.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Cambron, Camero, Catton, Canedo, Camerino, Caperton, Caron, Calderon

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Cameron Family Origin

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Cameron Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Crofter

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Shepherd

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cameron family was Shepherd . The most common Cameron occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Cameron's were Farmers. Farmer, Crofter and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cameron.

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Cameron Historical Records

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Cameron Life Expectancy

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Famous Cameron Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)

Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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