How popular is the baby name Cam in the United States right now? How popular was it historically? Find out using the graph below! Plus, see baby names similar to Cam and check out all the blog posts that mention the name Cam.
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Popularity of the Baby Name Cam
Number of Babies Named Cam Born in the U.S. Since 1880
Posts that Mention the Name Cam
Nathan and Kathy Brewer didn’t make it to St. Vincent Health Center in Erie, Pennsylvania, in time for the birth of their son on 31 Dec. 2010.
Instead, the baby boy was born in their Toyota Camry, which they’d hastily parked in the center median close to the campus of Penn State Erie,
The Behrend College.
They considered naming the baby Cam for Camry and Otto for “auto” before settling on Asher Behrend Brewer.
Pa. baby named for nearby college after car birth, Behrend: Baby named after campus
Each of the names below (including misspellings like Aloys and Willaim) only managed to rank among the 1,000 most popular U.S. baby names a single time — all during the 1890s.
1890 – Ethie, Fleeta, Jessye, Jetta, Sibbie
1891 – Idabelle, Lulla, Olar, Sylva
1892 – Versa
1893 – Allena, Cannie, Cliffie, Clotilda, Elmyra, Josefita, Lurena
1894 – Elfreda
1895 – Adel, Alleen, Trilby (influence: the book
Trilby) 1897 – Zela, Zeta
1898 – Manilla (influence:
Spanish-American War), Vara 1899 – Irva
1890 – Almus, Conard, Guilford, Neely, Polk, Rance, Red
1891 – Algot, Alphons, Barnard, Burk, Berkley, Iverson, Job, Powell, Vick
1892 – Burleigh, Con, Ebert, Murdock, Nolen, Willaim
1893 – Aubra, Avon, Bolden, Link, Thorwald
1894 – Alston, Audy, Donat, Emmons, Erby, Esley, Hebert, Hezzie, Hughey, Oddie, Vinton, Zed
1895 – Alwin, Evander, Gaither, Grafton, Guthrie, Ovila
1896 – Acy, Aloys, Arthor, Boysie, Cam, Hale, Lisle, Offie, Silver, Virgel, Willy
1897 – Dabney
1898 – Adams, Arba, Collier, Ewart, Gladstone, Schley, Shafter (influence:
Spanish-American War) 1899 – Baker, Bynum, Colvin, Elizah, Griffith
Want more one-hit wonders? Here are…
All the top-1,000 one-hit wonder baby names, decade by decade:
1880s, 1890s, 1900s, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000-2005. Some interesting
full-list one-hit wonder baby names, from all decades (this list is always growing): One Hit Wonder Baby Names.