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Name Cecelia

Origin:From a Latin word for blindTools:

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Languages of use:English
US 2014 rank:#572     ... 570:Lindsey, 571:Montserrat, 572:Cecelia, 573:Mikaela, 574:Kaelyn ...     Full US 2014 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,  23:Cecilia Sweden 2014,  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
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 decades 1990-1999 756
USA yearlyGraph2014 572,  2013 5522012 599,  2011 655,  2010 741,  2009 735,  2008 760,  2007 783,  2006 672,  2005 658,  2004 697,  2003 745,  2002 739,  2001 763,  2000 771,  1999 761,  1998 805