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


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

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 is the meaning of the name Camille?

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”.

Pronunciation of Camille

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Popularity of the name Camille

The name Camille is ranked #1507 overall.

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