Camilla \c(a)-milla, cam(il)-la\ as a girl's name is pronounced ka-MEEL-ah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Camilla is "helper to the priest". Feminine form of the old Roman family name Camillus, of obscure origin. Literary: Camilla was the name of a warrior maiden, Queen of the Volscians, who battles Aeneas in the Roman poet Virgil's "Aeneid". The name may also be traced back to the young girls who assisted at pagan religious ceremonies. The heroine of Alexandre Dumas's famous play "Camille" was actually named Marguerite (see Camellia). The name was made popular in the English-speaking world by Fanny Burney's novel "Camilla" (1796). The French form %2 apparently became more popular in the US after Hurricane Camille in 1969. Friend of royalty Camilla Parker-Bowles.
Camilla has 38 variant forms: Cam, Cama, Camala, Camela, Camelia, Camella, Camellia, Cami, Camia, Camila, Camile, Camelia, Camill, Camille, Camillia, Camillie, Cammi, Cammie, Cammilla, Cammille, Cammy, Cammylle, Camyla, Camyll, Camylla, Camylle, Kamila, Kamilia, Kamilka, Kamilla, Kamille, Kamyla, Milla, Mille, Millee, Milli, Millie and Milly.