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Origins of the Cameron surname

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About the Camerons

We have a total number of 237999 records for people with the last name Cameron.

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Alternative variations of the name Cameron

Cameron, Camron, Cammeron, Caimeron, Cameran

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Where do most Camerons live?

In 1921, most Camerons lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Camerons

How common is your surname?

287th most common surname in the UK

We have 170,000 records for the Cameron surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Camerons most likely to marry?

Smiths

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Campbells

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What are the most common Cameron first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Cameron family members

Common jobs for Camerons

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Camerons in 1921
Domestic Servant

1,328

F S

1,065

Dressmaker

975

Housekeeper

832

General Servant

621

Common Male occupations for Camerons in 1921
Shepherd

1,406

Farmer

926

Farm Servant

859

Crofter

828

Tailor

713

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