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What does Camela mean?

Camela Pronunciation of Camela [camela] as a name for girls is of Latin derivation, and the name Camela means "helper to the priest". Camela is an alternate form of Camilla (Latin).

Associated with: priest (monk).


Camela has 11 variants: Camala, Camelia, Camella, Camellia, Camila, Camillie, Camyla, Camylla, Kamila, Kamilia and Kamyla.

16 more relations via Camilla: Cam, Cama, Cami, Camia, Camile, Camill, Camille, Camillia, Cammi, Cammie, Cammilla, Cammy, Camyll, Camylle, Kamilka and Kamilla.

Creative forms:
(female) Camera, Comela, ..

(male) Camele, Camely, ..

Middle name pairings:
Camela Meadow (C.M.), ..

How popular is Camela?

Camela is an uncommon first name for women. Camela is a rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Camela (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Camila (#43 via latest list), Camille (#246), Kamila (#328), Camilla (#374), Kamilla (#1542), Camellia, Cammy, Cammie, Cami and Camelia. Adoption of these forms of Camela was at its highest in the year 2013 (average #1279) and has remained as conventional to this day (#1253, 3%). Camille has been the most prevalent, though Camila is now ranked higher. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Camela is alike in pronunciation to Cammelia, Kamelia, Kamella and Kamilah. Other suggested similar names are Cacelia, Cadena, Cadhla, Caela, Caelan, Caera, Caihla, Caila, Cala, Calla, Cameo, Cameran, Cameri, Camesha, Candela, Carel, Carely, Carena, Caresa, Carla, Carlla, Carmel, Carmela, Carmeli, Carmelia, Carmella, Carmesa, Carmiela (see Carmel), Carmila, Carola, Catelan, Cayla, Cela, Chanel, Chanele, Chanell, Charela (see Harela), Chavela, Chela, Harela, Jameela, Jameila, Jameka, Jamela, Jamelia, Jamila, Janela, Kaela, Kamea, Karmela, Laela, Pamala, Pamela, Pamelia, Pamella, Pammela, Samala, Samella, Samuela, Tameka and Tamera. These names tend to be more commonly used than Camela.

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