Camila Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Camila:
Derived from the Latin camilla (virgin of unblemished character). Var:Camilla, Camille, Kamilla, Kamille. Short: Cami, Camie, Kam, Kamie. Pet: Millie, Milly.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Sounds like camel.
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I regularly watch after a little girl named Camila and she is very playful and full of energy. It did take me a while to be able to pronounce her name, but sometimes if I just can't say it right I just call her "Mia" or "Mila"
My best friend when I was little was named Camila. Back then (I was like four) I couldn't pronounce her name. I'd call her Cam-ill-a instead of Cam-eel-a. She always corrected me, and I'm pretty sure she got super annoyed with me because I also couldn't pronounce her last name with my young tongue learning the alphabet. I started calling her Cami as in Cam-E.
- Nicknames for Camila: | Edit
Cammy, Cam, Cami, Camil, Camia, Milla, Mila, Millie, Mia, Callie, Cammer, Camster, Millster, Miller
- Meanings and history of the name Camila: | Edit
Of Latin origin, means attendant or alter server
Other spellings/variations: Camilla, Camilah, Kamila, Kamilah, Khamilah, Kamilla
The Arabic form "Kamilah" (كاملة) means perfect
- Famous real-life people named Camila: | Edit
Camila Bordonaba - Argentine actress
Camila Alves - model
Camila Belle - Actress
Camila Cabello - Fifth Harmony singer
- Camila in song, story & screen: | Edit
Camila- 1984 Argentinian movie