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Gender: Female Meaning of Camila: "young ceremonial attendant" Origin of Camila: Spanish variation of Camilla Camila's Popularity in 2017: #23

The name Camila is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "young ceremonial attendant". Camila is ranked #23 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Musician Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rate the Previous Signature!".

From the experts:

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. Pop star Camila Cabello used her first name for her debut album.

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Famous People Named Camila

(Maria) Camila O'Gorman, Argentine socialite and figure of scandal
Camila Ía González Sodi, Mexican singer, actress and model
Camila Giorgi, Italian tennis player
(Karla) Camila Cabello, Cuban-American singer-songwriter
Camila Alves McConaughey, Brazilian model, wife of actor Matthew McConaughey
Camila Castillo, Venezuelan fashion designer and contestant on TV's "Under the Gunn"
Camila Bordonaba (Roldán), Argentinian actress/singer
Camila Pitanga, Brazilian actress
Camila Vezzoso, Miss Uruguay 2012
Camila Nakagawa, Brazilian reality TV personality
Camila Silva (Espinoza), Chilean tennis player
Camila Fernandez (Guinart) (b. 1993), daughter of singer Alejandro Fernandez; twin of sister América
Camila Islas (Villasaña) (b. 2002), daughter of actor Mauricio Islas and singer Patricia Villasaña
Camila Peralta Moussier (b. 2003), daughter of actress Sabine Moussier
Camila Cora (b. 2004), daughter of baseball player Alex Cora
Camila Galavis (Rodriguez) (b. 2009), daughter of footballer and reality TV personality Juan Pablo Galavis ("The Bachelor") and actress Carla Rodriguez
Camila Victoria Cutié (b. 2010), daughter of author, TV personality and former priest Albert Cutié
Camila Arredondo (Hernández) (b. 2013), daughter of actors Héctor Arredondo and Carla Hernández
Camila Martins Pereira, Brazilian footballer
Camila Carraro Mendes, American actress

Pop Culture References for the name Camila

Camila aka La Perichole, highly talented and bewitching actress in 'The Bridge of San Luis Rey' (1927) by Thornton Wilder
Camila Flores, main character in Mexican telenovela "Camila"
Camila, Mexican soft rock band
Camila Paige, character in TV series "Major Crimes"
Camila Rosario, character in Broadway's 'In The Heights'

Camila's International Variations

Cama, Camile, Camala (Spanish) Milla, Kamilka (Polish) Kamila, Kamilla (Hungarian) Camelia (Romanian)


Rasha Says:


I've met a Camille. But that's it.

Rasha Says:


I have never met a girl named Camila

Wolfcat Says:


I love Camila for 2 reasons: 1. Because I like the sound of it. 2. Because my best friend has that name.

Soruru Says:


I know SO MANY girls around my age with this name, probably more than thirty... It's way too overused.

KibaTalutah Says:


How I pronounce:
Camila - cuh my luh
Camilla - cuh mill uh
Camille - cuh meel

I also like the nickname Mila, but I don't pronounce it the normal way I say it as "my luh" because that's all I see when I read it.