Camilla, Camila

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FOR REAL: This is the Latin feminine form of Camillus, a name whose meaning scholars aren't sure about. In English, the name Camilla first rose to popularity with the publication of the novel Camilla by Fanny Burney in 1796. Camilla was also the name of a warrior maiden in Virgil's Aeneid. Camila is the spelling used most often in Spanish and Portuguese.

diminutives: Cammy, Milly

related names: Camillus, Camille