Camellia: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Camellia

Camellia

Pronunciation: kah-MEEL-yə (key)

Related Names:

Camelia

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My daughter is frequently called "Camille" or "Camilla" by people who are unfamiliar with her name and are unsure of how to pronounce it.

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Cammy, Cam, Camile, Cama, Amellia, Mia, Mila, Ellia, Ella, Lia, Mellia, Mila/Mela, Melly/Milly, Cams, Cammers, Cammel

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It is the name of a flowering, evergreen plant whose leaves and buds are used to make tea. It was named Camellia in honor of the prominent botanist, Rev. Georg Kamel (1661-1706).

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