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Name Group Cecil/Cecilia

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Group info:
Language of origin:Latin
Info about origin, female:female form of the Roman family name Caecilius which might be of unknown Etruscan origin
 normally seen as deriving from Latin caecus (blind)
 known from Saint Cecilia, a martyr (3rd century AD)
Words:caecus = blind  Latin
Topics:Roman family name
Variants' top ranks:1:Cecilie Denmark 1997,  2:Silje Norway 1998,  6:Sheila England+Wales 1934,  23:Cecilia Sweden 2014,  31:Cecília Brazil 2015,  34:Cecil England+Wales 1904,  36:Sille Denmark 2001,  39:Silja Finland/Finnish 2007,  41:Silke Denmark 2010,  71:Cécile France 1997
Somehow related to:Ceciliano
Name variants:

All variants, grouped by language of use

LanguageFemale VariantsMale Variants
GermanCäcilia, Cäcilie, Cecilia, Cecilie, Silja, Silka, Silke, SylkeSilko
PortugueseCecília 
ScandinavianCecilia, Silja, Silje, Sille 
Low GermanSilja, Silka, Silke, Sylke 
Dutch Cecilius
FrisianSilja, Silka, Silke, Sylke 
EnglishCecelia, Cecilia, Cecily, Shayla, Sheila, Shelia, Sheyla, Shyla, SissyCecil
FrenchCécile, Cylia 
SpanishCeciliaCecilio
ItalianCeciliaCecilio
IrishSheila, Sile 
LatinCaeciliaCaecilius
Name variants:

23 female and 5 male name variants, sorted by name and gender

NameLanguages of Use
CäciliaGerman
CäcilieGerman
CaeciliaLatin
CeceliaEnglish
CécileFrench
CeciliaGerman, Spanish, Scandinavian, Italian, English
CecíliaPortuguese
CecilieGerman
CecilyEnglish
CyliaFrench
ShaylaEnglish
SheilaEnglish, Irish
SheliaEnglish
SheylaEnglish
ShylaEnglish
SileIrish
SiljaGerman, Frisian, Low German, Scandinavian
SiljeScandinavian
SilkaGerman, Frisian, Low German
SilkeGerman, Frisian, Low German
SilleScandinavian
SissyEnglish
SylkeGerman, Frisian, Low German

NameLanguages of Use
CaeciliusLatin
CecilEnglish
CecilioSpanish, Italian
CeciliusDutch
SilkoGerman