- From Latin "Camillus" meaning messenger, noble child, it is probably of Etruscan origin. The word camilli meant the young Romans who assisted the high priest during the sacrifices. It was first attributed to boys, but soon spread to girls.
- In France, it was successful especially from the eighteenth and early twentieth century. Since the 1970s, it's mostly a women's offensive!
- Saint Camille de Lellis was an Italian soldier of the sixteenth century who founded, in Rome, the Order of Servants of the Sick, at the origin of the Red Cross. It is the patron saint of patients and hospitals.
- His birthday: July 14th.
- Its derivatives: Camilo, Camilla, Millie, Cammie, Kamilka, Mila, Milla, Milo.