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Camille is a classy name that delivers in cultural appeal. For example, Camille Gage is a character on Step Up, and Camille Roberts is a recurring character on Big Time Rush. Camille Montes was the lead Bond girl the film Quantum of Solace, and Camille O'Connell is a character on The Originals. Keep reading to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Camille:

Latin: Young ceremonial attendant; acolyte

Origin of the name Camille:

Camille derives from the Latin camillus (meaning “young ceremonial attendant”). The earliest version of the name might also descend from a Roman cognomen of Etruscan origin called Camilli (meaning unknown). However, the most accepted meaning of Camille is acolyte or attendant.

Symbolism of the name Camille:

Camille means “young ceremonial attendant.” Symbols for an acolyte or attendant include the candle or lamp.

Style of the name Camille:

Classic

Gender of the name Camille:

Camille is a unisex name — it's used for both boys and girls.

Pronunciation of the name Camille:

kah-MEEL

Number of syllables in the name Camille:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Camille:

The name Camille evokes feelings of peacefulness and joy.

Alternative spellings for the name Camille:

  • Camile
  • Kamil
  • Kamille

Nicknames for the name Camille:

Popularity of the name Camille:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Camille was the 264th most popular baby girl name in 2020.

Related names for the name Camille:

Great middle names for Camille and their meanings:

  • Alphonse (noble, ready for battle)
  • Blair (meadow, field)
  • Elizabeth (God is my oath)
  • Gillian (youthful, downy)
  • Imogen (maiden)
  • Jean (God is gracious)
  • Raine (queen)
  • Sage (wise, knowing, holy herb)
  • Suzanne (lily)
  • Yvette (yew tree)

Famous people with the name Camille:

  • Camille June Ashmore (daughter of actor Aaron Ashmore)
  • Camille Constance Anderson (actress)
  • Camille Rosalie Claudel (sculptor)
  • Camille Benoît Desmoulins (journalist)
  • Camille Marie Kelly Gottlieb (daughter of Princess Stephanie of Monaco)
  • Camille le Tellier de Louvois (clergyman)
  • Camille Pissarro (painter)
  • Camille Alphonse Trézel (military general)
  • Camille Henri Thériault (politician)
  • Camille Anna Paglia (feminist)

Camilles in popular culture:

  • Camille Braverman (character on Parenthood)
  • Camille “Cam” Saroyan (character on Bones)
  • Camille Stout (character in Stuart Little)