[ 3 syll. ka-ma-la, kam-ala ] The baby girl name Kamala is pronounced Kaa-MAA-Laa- or KAA-MaaLaa- †.
1: Kamala is of Sanskrit origin. It is used mainly in English and Indian. It is derived literally from the word kamala with the meaning 'light red'. In Hindu mythology, Kamala was one of the many epithets of Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth, luck, love, and beauty. Kamala is the feminine form of the Indian Kamal.
Forms of Kamala include the name Camala, the Indian Kamal, the name Kamalah, the name Kamalla, the name Kammala, the name Kammi, the name Kammie, and the Indian Kemal.
2: Kamala's language of origin is Hawaiian. Here, the meaning is garden.
In addition, Kamala is a form of Kamila in the Arabic, Hawaiian, and Indian languages.
Kamala is not commonly used as a baby girl name. It is not listed within the top 1000. Within the family of girl names directly related to Kamala, Kamila was the most regularly used in 2012.
Baby names that sound like Kamala include Kamalah, Camala, Kamali, Kamalli, Kameli, Kamila, Kamilah, Kamili, Kamilla, Kamillah, Kamole, Kanala, Kemele, Camelai, Camila, Camilla, Camillei, Camillie, Camomyle, and Cumali.
† English pronunciation for Kamala: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"