Name Camilla

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Camilla

Camilla is a ♀ female name.

Origin of 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.

Meaning of Camilla

The Roman cognomen Camillus was a name for “a youth employed in religious services”. 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 Greek “gamelios/γαμήλιος”, which means “wedding” or “bridal”.

Pronunciation of Camilla

Variants of the name Camilla

Camila Kamilla

Camilla in the categories

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Name Statistic: Camilla is ranked #1882 overall ↓↓ -503

  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 701 ↓ -60
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 786 ↓↓ -197
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 807 ↓↓ -156
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 1081 ↓↓ -105
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 1136 ↑↑ 172
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 1243 ↓↓ -364
  • 🇫🇷 France: 1284 ↓↓ -389
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 1585 ↓↓ -197
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 1814 ↓↓ -440
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 1884 ↓↓ -313
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 1934 ↓↓ -287
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 2032 ↓↓ -300
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 2040 ↑↑ 108
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 2150 ↓↓ -580
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 2238 ↓↓ -513
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 3071 ↑↑ 556
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 4752 ↓↓ -450
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 10596 ↓↓ -130
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 11667 ↑ 69

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Name Camilla

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