Camila

Camila - A unique female name



  May 26,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Camila, meaning young ceremonial attendant, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1914 on position #1356. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Camila and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Camila? 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 Camila. The baby girl name Camila was given to 4,762 baby girls in 2012, ranking #48 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 297 baby girls were given this name - making this a unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Camila peaked in popularity 8 years ago in 2011 on position 48.



Famous with this name

Camila Mendes
Camila Griggs
Camila Sodi


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Camila is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Camila is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #10 - and is the least popular in Ohio at position #480.

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 Camila is where you live.


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Camila origin and meaning

Camila is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means young ceremonial attendant. To see famous people named Camila, pop culture references for the name Camila and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Camila

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

Camille / Chanel / Camilla / Chanelle / Chanell / Channel / Camelia / Camellia / 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
201248
201148
201061
200980
200883
2007129
2006181
2005202
2004289
2003302
2002457
2001583
2000650
1999662
1998782
1997834
19961143
19951251
19941154
19931271
19921456
19911777
19901645
19891746
19882010
19871865
19862484
19852101
19843336
19793103
19692567
19511952
19451674
19351596
19231845
19221444
19211654
19151612
19141356

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California10
Texas10
Arizona13
New Mexico20
Nevada21
Illinois35
Florida39
Colorado41
New Jersey51
Washington53
Kansas58
New York60
Connecticut76
Utah81
Oklahoma82
Georgia83
Oregon93
Idaho97
Massachusetts106
Maryland108
North Carolina127
Virginia129
Tennessee137
Wisconsin144
Delaware153
Minnesota158
Arkansas174
Nebraska175
Indiana176
Rhode Island176
South Carolina186
Alabama196
Alaska201
District of Columbia219
Kentucky232
Missouri242
Iowa249
Louisiana306
Pennsylvania313
Michigan357
Mississippi416
Ohio480

Even more about Camila


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 Camila a common or unique name?

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

What is the number of syllables for the name Camila?

3 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
2011
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Camila
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 297
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1914
2012 births +4,762

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