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What does Camila mean?

Camila Pronunciation of Camila [cami-la] as a girls' name is a Latin name, and the name Camila means "helper to the priest". Camila is a variant form of Camilla (Latin).

Associated with: priest (monk).


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

18 more related forms via Camilla: Cam, Cama, Cami, Camia, Camile, Camill, Camille, Camillia, Cammi, Cammie, Cammilla, Cammille, Cammy, Camyll, Camylle, Kamilka, Kamilla and Kamille.

Creative forms:
(female) Camira, Camita, ..

(male) Camica, ..

Middle name pairings:
Camila Constance (C.C.), ..

How popular is Camila?

Camila is a somewhat popular first name for women (#4174 out of 4276, Top 98%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Camila entered the list in 1990 and reached its highest rank of #39 in the U.S. in 2013, and is at #43 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Camelia, Camellia, Cami, Camilla (#374 the previous year), Camille (#246), Cammie, Cammy, Kamila (#328), Kamilla (#1542) and Kamille (#1185) are the prominent related forms of Camila (#43 the previous year) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Camila was well-received less than a decade ago (median #1263) and has remained as widespread to this day (#1247, down 3.3%). Camille has generally been popular among parents, though Camila is currently the top form.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Camila is alike in pronunciation to Cammelia, Kamelia, Kamella, Kamilah, Kamillah, Kamillia and Kemilla. Other suggested similar names are Baila, Cacia, Cadhla, Caela, Caihla, Caila, Cala, Calida, Calina, Calla, Carina, Carisa, Carita, Carla, Carlla, Carmela, Carmia, Carmiela (see Carmel), Carmila, Carmill, Carmilla, Carmina, Carmita, Carmiya, Carola, Casia, Casilda, Catia, Catina, Cayla, Cecila, Ceila, Dalila, Damia, Damita, Emila, Fadila, Fazila, Gaila, Galila, Hamida, Jameila, Jamela, Jamia, Jamika, Jamila, Jamilah, Jamilia, Jamilla, Jamina, Jemila, Kaila, Kalila, Laila, Nabila, Naila, Palila, Pamala, Pamela, Pamilla, Pamina, Radmila, Samala, Samia, Samira, Tamica, Tamika and Yamina. These names tend to be less commonly used than Camila.

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