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Camila Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Camila is of Italian and Spanish origin.

The meaning of Camila is "attendant for a temple".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 41  in baby name popularity for girls with 5194 occurrences.  It ranked 9735 in popular baby names for boys with 7 occurrences. 

View the Camila Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Camila has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Camila to other names.


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Camila is a form of the name Camilla.

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Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Camila in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Camila.

Just for fun, see the name Camila in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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Italian children normally receive one or two given names.

Italian babies are frequently named after family members, Roman Catholic saints including local patron saints and other biblical figures. Traditionally, the first born son was named after the father's father, the first daughter after the father's mother, the second son after the mother's father, and the second daughter after the mother's mother. Some Italians still follow this custom today.

Many Italian male given names end in -o or -e while female names often end in -a and -e.

Nicknames may be formed for almost any name by adding a variety of suffexes including -ino/-ina, -etto/-etta, -ello/-ella, -uccio/-uccia, -uzzo/-uzza. These endings can the be used for example to turn Paola to Paoletta and Donato into Donatello.