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

What did your Cameron ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cameron occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Cameron's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cameron family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cameron.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    3%

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Cameron Historical Records

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Cameron Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Cameron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Cameron in 1940 was 42, and 73 in 2004.

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United States

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