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


Camillus is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Camillus?

Camillus was originally a Roman cognomen, presumably of Etruscan origin.

What does the name Camillus mean?

The meaning of the name Camillus is unsure, but 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, Camillus 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 Camillus

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Popularity of the name Camillus

The name Camillus is ranked #9436 overall.

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