Before we dig deep into the origins and meaning of the name, the UK is the only place in the world where the name has become more popular following the coronation of King Charles and bringing the whole Charles-Diana-Camilla story back to the headlines. At the time, the British people took the Diana-Camilla affair so personally that the name became one of the most hated ones for years. Since then, things have changed.
It originates from Italy and means “helper to the priest.” It comes from the word Camillus, which refers to a young man serving in the church in Ancient Rome. As for Camilla stars, obviously, Queen Camilla is the most famous one; however, we also have Camilla Luddington and Camilla Belle.
The name Opal has many stories behind it. Its original meaning is a gem, or precious stone, and widely known for its marvelous colors. The gem symbolizes confidence and faithfulness. Two qualities we all wish our baby girl to have. After a massive drop during the last two decades of the 20th century, the name Opal is gradually becoming more popular.
It is almost reaching its highs of the 1880s. As for the stars of Hollywood and the iconic figures in our history books, there is American actress Opal Anchel, Opal Alldin, and Opal Kunz, the woman rights activist and the first woman pilot to race a man in a competition.
For some reason, the name Patience is more popular in television shows and movies than it is in the real world. In 2004, Halle Berry played the role of Patience Phillips, better known as Catwoman, and in the classic 1946, "It's a Wonderful Life," Patience Munger is one of the plot characters.
The name definitely projects something calming and something that brings peace and softness, however, what happens when you name your baby girl Patience, and she is everything but chill or patient? Maybe it's a better idea to wait and see your newborn's temper before labeling her for life.
The meaning of this beautiful name is simply a flower. What else could you ask for a name for your new baby girl? The Rose is all about femininity and softness, and it has been one of the most popular names in all traditions, languages, and countries. There are several variations of the name, such as Rosa, Rosy, and Roz.
Rose Byrne opens the list of fine and famous Roses. Then there is Rose McGowen and Mclver, who follow. Some consider the name Rose to be old-fashioned and outdated; however, it goes perfectly for baby Rosy, a rebellious teenager who goes by Roz, and a mature adult who uses the original version of Rose. It works every time.
Before we talk about Catherine Zeta-Jones, Catherine Middleton, and Catherine the Great, let's return to this prestige name's roots. It goes back to the 4th century and originates from Latin. It stands for purity and cleanliness; over the years, the name adopted various ways of spelling. There's Catherine and Katherine; it can go either way.
In the 1990s, Catherine Zeta-Jones was one of the hottest names in the industry, not only for being Michael Dauglas's better half. She is a talented actress with a respectable homage behind her. Catherine Middleton, better known as Princess Kate, has become one of the most influential women, representing modesty and charm.