[ 3 syll. ka-mi-la, kam-ila ] The baby girl name Kamila is pronounced in Polish as KaaMIYLaa †. Kamila has its origins in the Latin and Arabic languages. It is used largely in Arabic, Czech, English, Hungarian, Latvian, Polish, Slavic, and Urdu. Arabic origin, Arabic, Czech, and Urdu use: It is derived from the word kamal with the meaning 'perfection'.
In addition, Kamila is a form of the English, Finnish, German, Italian, Scandinavian, and Spanish Camilla in the Arabic, Czech, English, Hungarian, Latvian, Polish, and Slavic languages.
Kamila is the feminine form of the Arabic and English Kamal.
Kamila has 22 forms that are used in English and foreign languages. English forms of the name include Kaamil, Kameela, Kamela, Kamella, Kamellia, Kamil (used in Arabic too), Kamilia, Kamilie, Kamilka, Kamillia, Kamma, and Kamyla. Other English forms include the shortenings Kam, Kami (used in Italian, and North African too), and Kamille, and the spelling variant Kamilah.
Forms used in foreign languages include the Arabic, Hawaiian, and Indian Kamala, the Arabic Kameel, the Arabic Kamillah, the Indian Kamla, and the Arabic Kammile. The spelling variant Kamilla (German, Hungarian, Latvian, Polish, and Arabic) is another foreign form.
Kamila is rather popular as a baby girl name, and it is also perceived as trendy. The name has been growing in popularity since the 2000s; prior to that, it was of only irregular use. Its usage peaked modestly in 2012 with 0.044% of baby girls being named Kamila. It had a ranking of #362 then. Among all girl names in its family, Kamila was the most popular in 2012. Kamila was 21% more popular than the next ranked name, Camilla, in that year.
Baby names that sound like Kamila include Kamilah, Kamillah, Camila, Kamala, Kamalah, Kamalee, Kamaleigh, Kamaley, Kamali, Kamalie, Kamalla, Kamalli, Kamaly, Kameela, Kamela, Kameli, Kamella, Kamili, Kamilie, and Kamilla.
† Pronunciation for Kamila: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"