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Name Cecelia

Origin:From a Latin word for blindTools:

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Languages of use:English
US 2013 rank:#552     ... 550:Blake, 551:Virginia, 552:Cecelia, 553:Nathalie, 554:Jaycee ...     Full US 2013 list
Similarly written:Cecilia, Cecília, Cäcilia, Camélia, Cecilie, Cecilio, Celia, Célia, Clelia, Emelia     Details
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About Cecil/Cecilia, the group of names with the same origin as Cecelia

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,  34:Cecil England+Wales 1904,  35:Cecília Brazil 2012,  36:Sille Denmark 2001,  39:Silja Finland/Finnish 2007,  41:Silke Denmark 2010,  71:Cécile France 1997,  72:Cecilia Sweden 1998
Somehow related to:Ceciliano
Old/original forms:Caecilia Latin, Caecilius Latin
Name variants:Cäcilia, Cäcilie, Cecelia, Cécile, Cecilia, Cecília, Cecilie, Cecily, Cylia, Shayla, Sheila, Shelia, Sheyla, Shyla, Sile, Silja, Silje, Silka, Silke, Sille, Sissy, Sylke, Cecil, Cecilio, Cecilius, Silko   Sortable list   Details

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USA decadesGraph1990-1999 756
USA yearlyGraph2013 5522012 599,  2011 655,  2010 741,  2009 735,  2008 760,  2007 783,  2006 672