Name: Camillus

Origin and Meaning of the Name Camillus

  • Meaning:
    Altar server
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (kah MIL uss)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Camillus)
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Miscellaneous Info for Camillus

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Roman family name of unsure origin.

    Camillus and camilla were two Latin nouns designating children helping at religious services, much like altar boys. These young boys and girls were chosen among the children of the Roman nobility to attend the priests in the sacrifices for the gods.

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