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Cecilia

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Meaning and origin
Cecilia is a Latin girl name. The meaning of the name is `Blind`.


Where is it used?
The name Cecilia is mainly used in English, Italian and in Spanish.

How do they say it elsewhere?
Cilka (In Slovene)
Cecilija (In Slovene)
Sěleas (In Scottish)
Cecília (In Portuguese)
Sisel (In Jewish)
Síle (In Irish)
Cili (In Hungarian)
Silja (In Finnish and in Scandinavian)
Cecelia (In English)


See also
In Jewish: Zisel
In Irish and in English: Sheila
In English: Sissie (F)
In English: Sissy (F)


Extra information:
Alternative meanings ( ) Also Italian, Pprtuguese, and Spanish

What Cecilia`s say about their name
  1. The best thing about the name Cecilia:
    it's cool :)
    The worst thing about the name:
    i don't like the meaning... at all...
    If my name wasn`t Cecilia....:
    i will be named after another italian city/state (? xD
    Extra information:
    no it's okay c:
  2. The best thing about the name Cecilia:
    it's rare and unique
    The worst thing about the name:
    when people cannot pronounce it
    If my name wasn`t Cecilia....:
    it would be jennifer or genelia
    Extra information:
    i dont like the meaning of it..
  3. The best thing about the name Cecilia:
    It's a classic, timeless, feminine name.
    The worst thing about the name:
    People misspell it all the time.
    If my name wasn`t Cecilia....:
    I'd pick anything French...Marguerite, Terese...
    Extra information:
    As a child, I hated my name. I thought it was old-fashioned and stuffy. I like it now. I guess I grew into it. lol
  4. The best thing about the name Cecilia:
    It's a unique name and I think it's very sophisticated. Don't allow people to shorten it!
    The worst thing about the name:
    I have to spell it out all the the time. People want to spell it: Cecelia...all the time.
    If my name wasn`t Cecilia....:
    Xiomara.
    Extra information:
    It's a beautiful name the way it is. Cece or Celia are not as pretty.
  5. The best thing about the name Cecilia:
    it's beautiful and unique
    The worst thing about the name:
    nothing!
    If my name wasn`t Cecilia....:
    it would've been elvira?
    Extra information:
    people call me cece:)
  6. The best thing about the name Cecilia:
    It is an uncommon name. And when people tell me how pretty or beautiful my name is.
    The worst thing about the name:
    When people can't pronounce it right.
    If my name wasn`t Cecilia....:
    Maybe it would be Tracy or Adrienne.
    Extra information:
  7. The best thing about the name Cecilia:
    Not a common name!!!! And I love that, everyone always gives me complement on my name.
    The worst thing about the name:

    If my name wasn`t Cecilia....:

    Extra information:
  8. The best thing about the name Cecilia:
    you rarely hear it
    The worst thing about the name:
    nobody can pronounce it right
    If my name wasn`t Cecilia....:
    it would be Renee or Alyssa
    Extra information:
    i really dont like my name
  9. The best thing about the name Cecilia:
    No one else has the name
    The worst thing about the name:
    You can not buy anything with your name on it
    If my name wasn`t Cecilia....:
    It wouldn't be me
    Extra information:
    No one can say my name correctly so i have lots of abbreviated versions going


More `Cecilia` links
Cecilia as abbreviation
Actors named Cecilia
Cecilia in the encyclopedia





Statistics for Cecilia

Cecilia appears in 2007`s top-1000 name list at rank 274. In the last 128 years Cecilia has occupied a spot in the top 1000 without interruptions. . 1900 was a `top year` for the name Cecilia. (Based on 128 years of name history) In that year it ranked #199. Our records go back to 1880

YearRankRank
2007274
2006264
2005279
2004278
2003272
2002269
2001269
2000283
1999285
1998285
1997299
1996269
1995251
1994286
1993279
1992275
1991291
1990326
1980362
1970383
1960283
1950249
1940252
1930262
1920236
1910226
1900199
1890262
1880233


See also the US top 1000 names 2007

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mama
It is a beautiful name. Sweet and sophisticated. I love it and will name my daughter this one day.

I don't like the meaning
Cecilia
My middle name is Cecilia. My first name is boring and everyone tells me that Cecilia fits me and my personality so well. Exotic, unique and sophisticated! I love my name and I don't allow peopleto shorten it. It's beautiful the way it is.
cecilia
so wats the success trend of people named cecilia?
CECILIA
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Only for Cecilias!
What is the best thing about the name Cecilia?

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If my name wasn't Cecilia....

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