Cameron

Brief Life History of Cameron

When Cameron was born in 1723, in Coupar Angus, Perthshire, Scotland, his father, John Cameron II, was 32 and his mother, Margaret Cargill, was 30.

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Family Time Line

John Cameron II
1691–
Margaret Cargill
1693–1769
George Cameron
1717–
Jean Cameron
1718–1783
John Cameron III
1720–1761
Cameron
1723–
Ann Cameron
1727–

Sources (2)

  • Cameron, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Parish registers for Coupar-Angus

Name Meaning

Scottish:

in the Highlands, it is usually 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.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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