Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. kə-MIL-ə(English) ka-MEEL-la(Italian) kah-MEEL-lah(Danish) KAH-meel-lah(Finnish) ka-MI-la(German)  [key·IPA]

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).

Related Names

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, Kamilla(Polish) Camila(Portuguese) Kamilla(Russian) Kamila(Slovak) Camila(Spanish)
User SubmissionCamil·la


People think this name is

classic   formal   upper class   wholesome   refined   strange   nerdy  

Name Days

Austria: March 3
Norway: August 12
Sweden: March 7


Entry updated November 16, 2019