Camilla - girls name

Camilla name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 91%

Camilla name meaning:

The name Camilla is of Latin origin and has several potential meanings. One interpretation suggests that it comes from the Latin word "camillus," which means "young religious servant" or "attendant at a religious ceremony." This meaning implies a connection to spirituality, devotion, and service. Another possible meaning is derived from the Latin phrase "in the likeness of Camillus," which translates to "virgin of unblemished character." This connotation emphasizes purity, innocence, and moral integrity.

Camilla is also associated with a figure from Roman mythology, a warrior maiden who was skilled in archery and a central character in Virgil's epic poem called the Aeneid. In this context, the name Camilla denotes strength, bravery, and independence. Overall, the name Camilla carries various meanings related to spirituality, purity, and strength, making it a versatile and meaningful choice for a girl's name.

Origin: Latin



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Related names

Camilla , Camila , Camile, Camillei, Cammi

Other girls names beginning with C


Overall UK ranking: 478 out of 5581

88 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (485)

Historical popularity of Camilla

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