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What does Camelia mean?

Camelia Pronunciation of Camelia [camelia] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and Camelia means "helper to the priest". Camelia is a variant form of Camellia (Latin). Camelia is also a form of Camilla (Latin).

Associated with: priest (monk).


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

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

Creative forms:
(female) Camel, Cameli, ..

(male) Cameall, Camele, ..

Middle name pairings:
Camelia Aniyah (C.A.), ..

How popular is Camelia?

Camelia is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2200 out of 4276, Top 51%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Camelia reached its highest position of #1591 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Camelia name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Camelia outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Camelia appearing in the Top 2000 are Camila (#43 a year ago), Camille (#246), Kamila (#328), Camilla (#374), Kamilla (#1542), Camellia, Cammie and Cami. Other forms, like Camela, are uncommon. These forms of Camelia were favored as birth names in the year 2013 (usage of 0.63%) and have remained as common to this day (usage 0.61%, 3%). Camila, Kamila, Camilla and Camille are four of the more fashionable girl names in this list.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Camelia is pronounced similarly to Kamelia, Kamella and Kamillia. Other recommended names are Aemelia, Amelia, Cacelia, Caela, Caelin, Callia, Cambria, Cameri, Camesha, Cameshia, Caralia, Carlia, Carmela, Carmeli, Carmelia, Carmelina, Carmelit (see Carmel), Carmelita, Carmella, Carmellia, Cayelin, Caylia, Cecelia, Celia, Cerelia, Clelia, Cloelia, Emelia, Jamela, Jamelia, Jamilia, Mahelia, Pamela, Pamelia, Pamelin, Pamelina, Pamella, Parmelia, Romelia, Samella and Sarelia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Camelia.

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