Names That Mean Attendant

  1. Camille
    • Origin:

      French
    • Meaning:

      "young ceremonial attendant"
    • Description:

      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.
  2. Camilla
    • Origin:

      Latin
    • Meaning:

      "young ceremonial attendant"
    • Description:

      The Spanish Camila, pronounced ka-MEE-la, is the fastest rising version of this ancient Roman name, but recent royal Camilla may have helped promote the British brand. In Roman myth, Camilla was a swift-footed huntress so fast she could run over a field without bending a blade of grass.
  3. Camila
    • Origin:

      Spanish variation of Camilla
    • Meaning:

      "young ceremonial attendant"
    • Description:

      The Spanish Camila, pronounced ka-MEE-la, is the fastest rising version of this ancient Roman name, but recent royal Camilla may have helped promote the British brand.
  4. Camille
    • Origin:

      French
    • Meaning:

      "young ceremonial attendant"
    • Description:

      Camille is a unisex name in France, where it's in the Top100 for both boys and girls. It is certainly one of those names whose gender identity is culturally specific: In the US, more than 1100 baby girls were named Camille last year, and only five baby boys.
  5. Milla
    • Origin:

      Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, Hungarian
    • Meaning:

      "young ceremonial attendant, gracious people"
    • Description:

      Milla originated as a diminutive of names like Camilla and Ludmilla, but has since become well established as a name in its own right in several European countries. Milla Jovovich is a Ukrainian-born actress and supermodel.
  6. Camilo
    • Origin:

      Spanish
    • Meaning:

      "young ceremonial attendant"
    • Description:

      The increasing popularity of Camila may have pushed this underrated Spanish name into the Top 1000 — though it remains far less popular than its feminine counterpart. A perfect familiar-but-rare choice.
  7. Page
    • Origin:

      French
    • Meaning:

      "page, attendant"
    • Description:

      Sleek and sophisticated single-syllable choice that has NEVER been in the Top 1000, though sister name Paige has ranked since the mid 1950s. Though off her peak, Paige is still in the Top 200. Along with Poppy, Patience, and Plum, Page is one of the girl names that start with P that are also words.
  8. Page
    • Origin:

      French
    • Meaning:

      "page, attendant"
    • Description:

      Strictly for the girls.
  9. Padget
    • Origin:

      English and French variation of Page
    • Meaning:

      "page, attendant"
    • Description:

      This unusual offshoot of Page is one of the undiscovered unique baby names, with lots of energy and charm. Actress Paget Brewster, star of Criminal Minds, presents another spelling possibility. She comes from a family of unique names--her mother is Hathaway, her father Galen.
  10. Swain
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "knight's attendant"
    • Description:

      Old-fashioned, conjuring up an ardent suitor in a bow tie and straw boater.
  11. Templer
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "church attendant"
    • Description:

      An old English surname denoting either a servant of one of the Knights Templar, or a person living near or serving at a church.
  12. Templer
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "church attendant"
    • Description:

      An old English surname denoting either a servant of one of the Knights Templar, or a person living near or serving at a church.
  13. Bader
    • Origin:

      German
    • Meaning:

      "bath house attendant"
    • Description:

      A German occupational surname deriving from the German word Bad, meaning "bath". Its most famous bearer in recent years has been (the notorious) RBG – former Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, making this a great feminist name or a nod to a lawyer in the family. Its simple, dynamic, er-ending sound fits right in with the likes of Harper, Piper and Saylor.