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Boy Name: Camilo

Name: Camilo
Pronunciation: \c(a)-mi-lo\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: helper to the priest
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Kamil, Gamal, Gamul, Gamali, Gamel, Kamal
Variant forms: Camillo, Comillo
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 32290


Camilo \c(a)-mi-lo\ as a boy's name is pronounced ka-MEE-loh. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Camilo is "helper to the priest". Masculine form of Camilla. Could possibly be traced back to the young girls who assisted at pagan religious ceremonies. Saint Camillus de Lellis was a 16th-century Italian founder of hospitals, and is patron saint of nurses and the sick. The name Camilo is also used in Spanish.

Camilo has 2 variant forms: Camillo and Comillo.

Baby names that sound like Camilo are Kamil, Gamal, Gamul, Gamali, Gamel and Kamal.


Camilo is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#32290 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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