Camellia

Camellia - A very unique female name



  Dec 06,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Camellia, meaning Kamel's flower, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1944 on position #1546. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Camellia and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Camellia? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Camellia. The baby girl name Camellia was given to 18 baby girls in 2012, ranking #3097 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 78,514 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Camellia peaked in popularity 62 years ago in 1957 on position 1514.



Famous with this name

Camellia Hama
Camellia Cox
Camellia Todorova


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Camellia is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Camellia is currently topping the baby name charts in Maryland at position #893 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,853.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Camellia is where you live.


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Camellia origin and meaning

Camellia is a 8 letter name with 4 syllables. This name means Kamel's flower. To see famous people named Camellia, pop culture references for the name Camellia and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Camellia

We've found the following names that sound similar to Camellia, sorted by popularity.

Camille / Camila / Chanel / Camilla / Chanelle / Chanell / Channel / Camelia / Chenelle / Camile /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20123097
20113493
20104106
20093880
19993723
19983870
19964184
19953750
19943435
19923450
19913581
19903530
19893156
19871802
19863508
19852908
19823311
19802926
19792816
19782276
19762154
19702454
19692566
19672391
19652131
19642337
19581933
19571514
19551950
19531776
19511950
19501876
19491903
19481755
19471760
19461816
19441546

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Maryland893
California1853

Even more about Camellia


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Camellia a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Camellia?

4 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1957
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Camellia
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 78,514
Letter count 8
Syllable count 4
Year first discovered 1944
2012 births +18

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