Camilla is a ♀ girl’s name.
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.
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”.
The name Camilla is ranked #1750 overall.
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