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.
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 Greek “gamelios/γαμήλιος”, which means “wedding” or “bridal”.
The name Camille is ranked #1388 overall.
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