Name Camila Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Camila


Camila is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Camila?

Camila is a Portuguese and Spanish variant of the name Camilla and derived from the Roman cognomen Camillus.

What does the name Camila mean?

The Roman cognomen Camillus was a name for “a youth employed in religious services” or a “priest’s assistant”. These kids must have both parents living and had to be free status. Because of that, Camila also means “free born”, “noble” or “honorable”. Besides, the Latin word “camillus” possibly derived from ancient Greek “gamḗlios” (γᾰμήλῐος), which means “for a wedding”, “bridal” or “nuptial”.

Pronunciation of Camila

Variants of the name Camila

Camilla Kamila Kamilah Kamilla

Popularity of the name Camila

The name Camila is ranked #1263 overall.

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