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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. kə-MIL-ə(English)
ka-MEEL-la(Italian)
kah-MEEL-lah(Danish)
KAH-meel-lah(Finnish)
ka-MI-la(German)
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Meaning & History

Feminine form of CAMILLUS. This was the name of a legendary warrior maiden of the Volsci, as told by Virgil in the 'Aeneid'. It was popularized in the English-speaking world by Fanny Burney's novel 'Camilla' (1796).
VariantsCamille(English) Kamilla(Danish) Kamilla(Swedish) Kamilla(Norwegian)
DiminutivesCammie, Millie, Milly(English) Milla(Danish) Milla(Swedish) Milla(Norwegian) Milla(Finnish)
Masculine FormsCamillo(Italian) Camillus(Ancient Roman)
Other Languages & CulturesKamila(Czech) Camille(French) Kamilla(Hungarian) Kamilė(Lithuanian) Kamila(Polish) Camila(Portuguese) Kamila(Slovak) Camila(Spanish)
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