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


Camille is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Camille thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Camille?

Camille is a French name for boys and girls. In some countries, e.g. in English speaking ones, it is only a girl’s name. It derived from the Roman cognomen Camillus.

What does the name Camille mean?

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, Camille 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 Camille

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Popularity of the name Camille

The name Camille is ranked #1304 overall.

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