Name
CAM

Name CAM

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 374 births of Cam in the countries below, which represents an average of 3 births of children bearing the first name Cam per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 25 births.
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Information about the first name Cam

The first name Cam has been assigned to:
93.85% to boys
6.15% to girls
The country where the first name Cam is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 3 letters including 1 vowel and 2 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Cam

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Cam : Mac

Anacyclics of the first name Cam

An anacyclic is a word or phrase that can be read in the normal sense of reading or in the opposite direction. Here is the list of names that are anonymous of the given name Cam: Mac

Cam in Japanese *

Romajikamu
Katakanaカム
Hiraganaかむ
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
Cam en Japonais
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Cam in sign language

Cam in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Cam

US English
Etymology src :
  • Recorded since the 16th century, from Dutch kam (“cog of a wheel; originally, comb”) (cognate with English comb, and preserved in modern Dutch compounds such as kamrad, kamwiel (“cog wheel”))
Etymology src :
  • Clipping of camera, from the first part of Latin camera obscura (“dark chamber”), itself from Ancient Greek καμάρα (kamára, “vaulted chamber”), from Proto-Indo-European *kam- (“to arch”)
Etymology (Further reading) src :
  • climbing cam
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • cam (plural cams)
  • A turning or sliding piece which imparts motion to a rod, lever or block brought into sliding or rolling contact with it.
  • A curved wedge, movable about an axis, used for forcing or clamping two pieces together.
  • (Britain, dialectal) A ridge or mound of earth.
  • (Can we find and add a quotation of Wright to this entry?)
  • (rock climbing) A camming device, a spring-loaded device for effecting a temporary belay in a rock crevice.
Etymology (See also) src :
  • cam on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • cam (plural cams)
  • (informal) Camera.
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • cam (third-person singular simple present cams, present participle camming, simple past and past participle cammed)
  • To go on webcam with someone.
Etymology (Adverb) src :
  • cam (comparative more cam, superlative most cam)
  • Alternative form of kam
Anagrams src :
  • ACM, AMC, C.M.A., CMA, MAC, MCA, Mac, Mac., mac, mca
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): [kæm]
  • Rhymes: -æm
FR French
Etymology src :
  • From English cam, a shortening of camera.
Abbreviation src :
  • cam m (uncountable)
  • (military, nautical) contre-amiral (rear admiral (RAdm))
Anagrams src :
  • AMC
Noun src :
  • cam f (plural cams)
  • cam (device for filming)
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /kam/
Abbreviation (Alternative forms) src :
  • (contre-amiral): CAm
General
Adjective src :
  • cam
  • made of oranges
  • (màu ~) of the colour orange
Scottish Gaelic
Etymology src :
  • From Old Irish camm, from Proto-Celtic *kambos.
Adjective src :
  • cam
  • crooked, askew
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /kaːm/, /kʰaum/
Adjective (Declension) src :
  • First declension; forms of the positive degree:
  • Comparative/superlative: caime
Vietnamese
Etymology src :
  • Sino-Vietnamese word from 柑 (“orange”).
Noun src :
  • (classifier cây, trái, quả) cam
  • orange
Pronunciation src :
  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): [kaːm˧˧]
  • (Huế) IPA(key): [kaːm˧˧]
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): [kaːm˧˧]
Noun (Derived terms) src :
  • cam sành
Turkish
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from Persian جام‎ (jâm).
Noun src :
  • cam (definite accusative camı, plural camlar)
  • glass
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /dʒam/
RO Romanian
Etymology src :
  • From Latin quam, or more likely from camai, from Latin quam magis.
Adverb src :
  • cam
  • approximately, a little
  • rather
Adverb (Related terms) src :
  • ca
Irish
Etymology src :
  • From Old Irish camm, from Proto-Celtic *kambos. The sense ‘bent, gay’ is a semantic loan from English bent.
Adjective src :
  • cam (genitive singular masculine caim, genitive singular feminine caime, plural cama, comparative caime)
  • crooked
  • (offensive) bent (homosexual)
  • Synonym: lúbtha
Pronunciation src :
  • (Munster) IPA(key): /kaumˠ/
  • (Galway) IPA(key): /kɑːmˠ/
  • (Mayo, Ulster) IPA(key): /kamˠ/
 

Popularity of the name Cam

Number of CAM births per year

Total births of Cam by country

Births with the first name Cam
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2018
315
12
ABAlberta
1990 - 2018
21
3
AUAustralia
1944 - 2019
8
7
QCQuebec
1980 - 2018
6
0
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
1
0
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
0
1

Total births of Cam by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Cam
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
2018
25
0

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Personalities with the first name Cam

There are 4 personalities with the first name Cam


Cam Neely
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Canada
Actor Film actor Ice hockey player


Cam Fowler
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United states of america
Ice hockey player


Cam Ward
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Canada
Ice hockey player


Cam Barker
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Canada
Ice hockey player



Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Cam

There are 134 actors and actresses with the first name Cam
Cam Gigandet
Cam Powell
Cam A. Burton
Cam Cronin
Cam Neely
Cam Brainard
Cam Clarke
Cam Massey
Cam Maccormack
Cam Hayduk
Cam Clark
Cam Calloway
Cam Pomeroy
Cam Keyser
Cam Mclean
Cam Hyduk
Cam Tully
Cam Downing
Cam Stevenson
Cam Matheny
Cam Chaney
Cam Tribe
Cam Walter
Cam Cahoon
Cam Cathcart
Cam Wilson
Cam Stone
Cam Whitman
Cam Wagner
Cam Van Steel

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Cam
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Rankings of first name CAM by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#2162US United State of America2018
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
No ranking of first name CAM (female) births over the last year available in each country