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Etymology

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From Old English campas (enclosure) + denu (valley).

Pronunciation

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  • (US, UK) IPA(key): /ˈkæmdən/

Proper noun

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Camden

  1. An English habitational surname from Old English.
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname, of modern usage
  3. A place name:
    1. Named for Charles Pratt, 1st Earl Camden, who in 1791 started selling lots from his manor.
      1. Synonym of Camden Town, a town in north London.
      2. A London borough in Greater London, England; named for the town within it.
    2. A number of places in the United States:
      1. A city, the county seat of Wilcox County, Alabama; named for the city in South Carolina.
      2. A city, the county seat of Ouachita County, Arkansas.
      3. An unincorporated community in Fresno County, California.
      4. A town in Kent County, Delaware.
      5. A village and township in Schuyler County, Illinois.
      6. A town in Jackson Township, Carroll County, Indiana.
      7. A town and census-designated place therein, in Knox County, Maine.
      8. A township and village therein, in Hillsdale County, Michigan.
      9. A township in Carver County, Minnesota.
      10. A community in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
      11. An unincorporated community in Madison County, Mississippi.
      12. A minor city and inactive township in Ray County, Missouri; probably named for an early settler.
      13. A city, the county seat of Camden County, New Jersey. Named for Charles Pratt, 1st Earl Camden, for his legal and legislative advocacy of civil liberties and his opposition to harshness toward the North American colonies.
      14. A town and village therein, in Oneida County, New York.
      15. A census-designated place, the county seat of Camden County, North Carolina.
      16. A township in Lorain County, Ohio.
      17. A village in Preble County, Ohio.
      18. A city, the county seat of Kershaw County, South Carolina.
      19. A city, the county seat of Benton County, Tennessee; named for the city in South Carolina.
      20. An unincorporated community in Polk County, Texas.
    3. A town and local government area (Camden Council (New South Wales)) in Macarthur region, New South Wales; named for John Pratt, 1st Marquess Camden, who arranged for the grant of land.
    4. Camden Fort Meagher, named for John Pratt, 1st Marquess Camden, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland 1795-98
    5. A community in Colchester County, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Statistics

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  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Camden is the 9,954th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 3,243 individuals. Camden is most common among White (93.12%) individuals.