Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. kə-MIL-əs(English)
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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.

Related Names

Feminine FormCamilla
Other Languages & CulturesKamil(Czech) Camille(French) Camillo(Italian) Kamil(Polish) Camilo(Portuguese) Kamil(Slovak) Camilo(Spanish)

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Entry updated October 11, 2012