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What does Camille mean?

Camille Pronunciation of Camille [camille] as a name for girls is of Latin derivation, and the name Camille means "helper to the priest". Camille is an alternate form of Camilla (Latin). See also Camellia and Kamilah.

Associated with: priest (monk).


Camille has 7 variants: Camile, Camill, Cammille, Cammylle, Camyll, Camylle and Kamille.

19 more related forms via Camilla: Camala, Camela, Camelia, Camella, Camellia, Cami, Camia, Camila, Camillia, Camillie, Cammie, Cammilla, Camyla, Camylla, Kamila, Kamilia, Kamilka, Kamilla and Mille.

Creative forms:
(female) Calille, Camil, ..

(male) Camall, Camell, ..

Middle name pairings:
Camille Marceline (C.M.), ..

How popular is Camille?

Camille is a very popular first name for females (#488 out of 4276, Top 11%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#29016 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Camille reached its apex position of #238 in the U.S. in 2012, and is at #246 presently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Camila (#43 from current records), Kamila (#328), Camilla (#374), Kamilah (#1154), Kamille (#1185), Kamilla (#1542), Cammie, Camellia, Camelia and Cami are the prominent alternative forms of Camille (#246 from current records) rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Cammylle, are seldom used. These forms of Camille reached the apex of their popularity 2 years ago (average #1183) and have remained as common to this day (#1170, 3% less usage). Camille has been the recurring favorite, though Camila is currently the preferred form.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Camilla, Cammie, Kamila, Kamilah, Kamilla, Kamille in U.S.

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