Camila: baby girl name meaning and popularity


Also sometimes spelled Camilla, this name is also the feminine form of Camillus, an Ancient Roman name. Most modern Americans who are obsessed with the royal family associate it with Camilla, Prince Charles’s second wife (after Diana).


Milly, Cami, Camie.

Famous people named Camila:

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall; actress Camilla Luddington, who coincidentally played Kate in a movie about William and Kate and who also plays the woman that finally tamed Alex Karev on Grey’s Anatomy.

Fun fact:

In the English-speaking world, the name was popularized by Fanny Burney's novel Camilla, published in 1796.

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