Does Camilla and Camellia come from different roots?

I didn’t even realize they were different names before today!
Got so confused by Emilia, Amelia, Camilla, Camille, and Camellia😂
(they are all beautiful names tho)

BTW, which one is ur fav?

  • Emilia
  • Amelia
  • Camilla
  • Camille
  • Camellia
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Yes. :slightly_smiling_face: [name_f]Camellia[/name_f] comes from the name of a flowering shrub, while [name_f]Camilla[/name_f] is the feminine form of Camillus, a [name_m]Roman[/name_m] cognomen. It could be related to Latin camillus meaning “a youth employed in religious services”, though this origin is debated.


[name_f]Camille[/name_f] is my favourite of all of these :slight_smile:

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