Given Name CAMILLUS

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: kə-MIL-əs (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Roman cognomen, which is probably of Etruscan origin and unknown meaning. It is probably not related to Latin camillus "a youth employed in religious services". This name was borne by the 16th-century Italian monk Saint Camillus de Lellis.
FEMININE FORM: Camilla
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Kamil (Czech), Camille (French), Camillo (Italian), Kamil (Polish), Camilo (Portuguese), Kamil (Slovak), Camilo (Spanish)

Categories

Catholic saints, saints, uncertain etymology
Entry updated October 11, 2012