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


Camilla is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Camilla?

Camilla derived from the Roman cognomen Camillus and is therefore of Latin origin. In Roman mythology, Camilla is the daughter of King Metabus and Casmilla and a legendary warrior maiden.

What does the name Camilla 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, Camilla 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 Camilla

Variants of the name Camilla

Camila Kamila Kamilla Kamilah

Popularity of the name Camilla

The name Camilla is ranked #1750 overall.

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