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Gender: F Meaning of Camille: "young ceremonial attendant" Origin of Camille: French variation of Camilla,"young ceremonial attendant" Camille's Popularity in 2013: #243

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At one time just the sound of the name Camille could start people coughing, recalling the tragic Lady of the Camellias, the heroine played by Greta Garbo in the vintage film based on a Dumas story, but that image has faded, replaced by a sleek, chic, highly attractive one.

Among its namesakes are Camille Claudel, a French sculptor and Camille Paglia, a feminist writer and critic. Princess Stephanie of Monaco is the mother of a Camille, and it is the middle name of both Nicole Richie and Willow Smith.

Camille is a unisex name in France, where distinguished male bearers include the composer Saint-Saens and the painter Pissarro.

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Famous People Named Camille

Camille Anderson, American actress and model
Camille Paglia, American academic and social critic
Camille Grammer, ex-wife of actor Kelsey Grammer
Camille Marie Kelly Gottlieb (born 1998), daughter of Princess Stephanie of Monaco, granddaughter of Princess Grace of Monaco (nee Grace Kelly)
Camille Fox, Australian painter
Camille Coduri, British actress
Camille Keenan, New Zealand actress
Camille Kitt, actress and harp player; twin sister Kennerly Kitt

Pop Culture References for the Name Camille

Dr. Camille (Cam) Saroyan, character on American television show 'Bones'
Camille Braverman, character on 'Parenthood'
Camille Gage, character from movie "Step Up"
Camille Stout, from the movie "Stuart Little"
Camille Preaker, protagonist of Gillian Flynn's Sharp Objects

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