First name origins & meanings:
- Hindi: Lotus
- Hawaiian: Precious one
- Slavic: Fragrant evergreen tree with fragrant flowers
- Irish: Warrior chief
- Teutonic: To cover, veil, or hide
First name variations: Camala, Kamali, Kamilla, Kammy, Kamalah, Kameo, Kamea, Kamaya, Kammie, Mea, Maya, Kamila, Kammy, Milla, Kameela, Kamela, Kamella, Kamilla, Kamillah, Kamyla, Kamala, Kamea, Kamilia, Kem
Last name origins & meanings:
- Dutch and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Dutch and Yiddish
kam ‘comb’, hence a metonymic occupational name either for a
comb maker or for a wool comber or fuller.
- Reduced form of
Dutch van der Kam, from Middle Dutch kamme ‘brewery’,
hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a brewery or a
metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in one.
- Reduced form of Dutch van Kam, a habitational name for
someone from Chaam (formerly Kam) near Breda.
variant of Gan 1.
- Chinese: variant of
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