A male given name, modern transferred use of the surname.
Origin of camden
From Old English campas (“enclosure”) + denu (“valley”).
Camden Sentence Examples
He supported Lord Camden's decision against general warrants, and reversed the outlawry of Wilkes.
His Political Memoranda were edited by Oscar Browning for the Camden Society in 1884, and there are eight volumes of his official correspondence in the British Museum.
Some personal matter is contained in Wardrobe Accounts of Henry, Earl of Derby (Camden Soc.).
Cavendish (1641, rep. Harleian Misc. 1810 v.); C. Wriothesley's Chronicle (Camden Soc., 1875-1877); Notes and Queries, 8 ser., viii.
Camden describes the wonder with which O'Neill's wild gallowglasses were seen in the English capital, with their heads bare, their long hair falling over their shoulders and clipped short in front above the eyes, and clothed in rough yellow shirts.