"crooked mouth"

Campbell Origin and Meaning

The name Campbell is a girl's name of Scottish origin meaning "crooked mouth".

This unisex name, the seventh most popular surname in Scotland, can make a more unusual Cameron alternative. It is represented on the girls' side by TV news correspondent Campbell Brown, for whom it was a family name, Brown was born Alma Dale Campbell, Alma Dale being her grandmother's name,and Campbell her mother's maiden name.

Authors Nicholas Sparks and Jodi Picoult have both created female characters named Campbell.

As a surname, Campbell is connected to philosopher-writer Joseph, singer Glen, actress Neve, model Naomi, GB Shaw muse Mrs. Patrick, and Andy Warhol's soup cans.

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Famous People Named Campbell

  • (Alma Dale) Campbell BrownAmerican newscaster
  • Campbell RoseAmerican actress; twin sister of Carolyn Rose

Campbell in Pop Culture

  • Campbell Davischaracter in Bring It On: The Musical
  • Campbell's Soup