Camden Surname Origin
(Origin English) the suffix is the Old English denu, 'a valley'; the prefix may be the Old English camp, 'a battle', 'war' (Latin camp-us), or an English borrowing of the Celtic cam, 'crooked' if not the Old English camb, 'a crest', 'ridge'.
Source: Surnames of the United Kingdom, A Concise Etymological Dictionary; Henry Harrison; Vol.1 & 2.; The Eaton Press, 190 Ebury Street, London, S.W; 1912.
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