[ 3 syll. ca-mil-le, cam-i-lle ] The baby girl name Camille is also used, though less frequently, as a boy name. It is pronounced Kaa-MIY-IY or Kaa-MIY-L †. Camille's origin is Latin, and its use, French and English.
In addition, Camille is a French form of the English, Finnish, German, Italian, Scandinavian, and Spanish Camilla.
Camille is a widely used name; it has 35 forms that are used in English and foreign languages. English forms of the name include Camia, Camiel, Camielle, Camil, Camile, Camilia, Camill, Camillia, Camilya, Cammile, Cammilla, Cammille, Cammillie, Cammilyn, Cammyl, Cammyll, Cammylle, Camyle, Camyll, Camylle, Chamelea, Chamelee, Chameley, Chamelia, Chamelie, Chamelle, Chamely, Chamika, Chamila, and Chamilia. Other English forms include the contracted form Cami, the diminutive Cammie, and the spelling variants Kamille and Kammile. The Italian Camila is a form of Camille that is used in foreign languages.
See also the related category french.
Camille is popular as a baby girl name. The name has been increasing in popularity since the 1900s. At the height of its usage in 2012, 0.069% of baby girls were named Camille. It had a ranking of #237 then. In 2018, it ranked at #252 with a usage of 0.069%, and it was the 2nd most popular after Camila, within all girl names in its family. It was more frequently used than Camille by 6 times in 2018. Camille has in the last century been mainly given to baby girls. There were 4 times more baby girls than boys who were named Camille in 1915.
Baby names that sound like Camille include Camile, Kamil, Kamille, Kammile, Camala, Camelai, Cameo, Camila, Camilla, Camillei, Camillie, Camino, Camiño, Camio, Cammeo, Camomyle, Carrianne, Casina, Ceinwen, and Chania.
† Pronunciation for Camille: 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)"