Cameron

1723–
Coupar Angus, Perthshire, Scotland

The Life Summary of Cameron

When Cameron was born in 1723, in Coupar Angus, Perthshire, Scotland, his father, John Cameron II, was 27 and his mother, Margaret Cargill, was 30.

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Family Time Line

John Cameron II
1696–
Margaret Cargill
1693–
George Cameron
1717–
Jean Cameron
1718–1783
John Cameron III
1720–1761
Cameron
1723–
Ann Cameron
1727–

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Name Meaning

Scottish:1. as a Highland clan name it is from a nickname from Gaelic cam ‘crooked’, ‘bent’ + sròn ‘nose’. 2. 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.

Possible Related Names

Cumming

Sources (2)

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

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