Camille Name Meaning & Origin

Camille

Pronunciation: kah-MEEL (key)

Origin of the name Camille:

Derived from the Latin camilla (virgin of unblemished character). Var:Camilla, Camille, Kamilla, Kamille. Short: Cami, Camie, Kam, Kamie. Pet: Millie, Milly.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Cami, Camila, Camilla, Cammie, Millie

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Nicknames for Camille

Mimi, Cami, Millie, Cam-cam, Cams, Camilleon (like Chameleon)

Meanings and history of the name Camille

Meaning: Virginal, unblemished character, perfect
Origin: Latin, French
History: In 1969, Camille was the name of a catastrophic hurricane that made landfall on the Mississippi Gulf Coast as a Category 5.

Famous real-life people named Camille

Camille Claudel (8 December 1864/19 October 1943) was a French sculptor and graphic artist. She was the older sister of the French poet and diplomat, Paul Claudel.

Camille Saint-Saëns (9 October 1835 – 16 December 1921) was a French composer, organist, conductor, and pianist. N.B. A male, in this case. Camille can be masculine in French.

Camille Dalmais, better known as "Camille" (born in 1978 in Paris, France), is a French singer, songwriter and occasional actress.

Camille was the name of Claude Monet(the famous French impressionist)'s first wife. She died after giving birth to their second son and he later married a woman named Alice who wasn't nearly as pretty.

Camille Rowe, French model

Camille in song, story & screen

Princess Camille is a fictional protagonist of "Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland"

"Camille" (also titled "The Lady of the Camellias" or "La Dame aux Camélias" in French) is a novel (1848) by Alexandre Dumas, fils, after which numerous film adaptiations were made (1915, 1917, 1921, and 1936).

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