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What does Cama mean?

Cama Pronunciation of Cama [ca-ma] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the name Cama means "helper to the priest". Cama is a variant form of Camilla (Latin).

Associated with: priest (monk).


Cama has 5 variants: Cami, Camia, Cammi, Cammie and Cammy.

13 more different relations via Camilla: Cam, Camala, Camela, Camelia, Camella, Camila, Camile, Camill, Camyla, Camyll, Camylla, Kamila and Kamyla.

Creative forms:
(female) Caca, Calma, ..

(male) Camas, Camat, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cama Bree (C.B.), ..

How popular is Cama?

Cama is a rare given name for females but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#53782 out of 150436, Top 36%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Cama (not in Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Camelia, Cami, Camila (#43 the previous year), Camilla (#374), Cammie, Cammy and Kamila (#328). Other forms, like Cam, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Cama was more pronounced among parents less than a decade ago (average #1257) and has remained as widespread to this day (#1249, 4%). Camila, Camilla and Kamila are three of the more chic names for newborns in this list. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Camelia, Cami, Camila, Camilla, Cammie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cammy, Kamila in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cama and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Cama is alike in pronunciation to Cameo, Cammeo, Kama, Kamea, Kameo, Kami, Kammi, Kimi and Kimy. Other recommended names are Alma, Amma, Bama, Basma, Cacau, Cacia, Cacy, Cady, Caera, Cain, Cait, Cala, Cali, Canna, Cara, Carah, Cari, Carla, Carma, Carmi, Carmy, Carna, Caro, Cas, Casha, Cass, Cath, Cati, Cato, Cay, Caye, Ceara, Cera, Chana, Chava, Chuma, Ciana, Ciara, Cima, Cira, Clea, Cora, Cosma, Cyma, Dalma, Dama, Ema, Erma, Fatma, Halma, Hema, Jama, Naama, Naima, Oma, Pama, Pima, Rama, Salma, Sima, Syma, Taima, Talma, Tama, Yuma and Zuma. These names tend to be more frequently used than Cama.

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