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Name Cecilia

Origin:From a Latin word for blindTools:

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About the name Cecilia in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:German, Spanish, Scandinavian, Italian, English
Diminutives:Sissy
US 2013 rank:#223     ... 221:Gabriela, 222:Daniela, 223:Cecilia, 224:Rose, 225:Adrianna ...     Full US 2013 list
Similarly written:Cecília, Cäcilia, Cecelia, Cecilie, Cecilio, Cäcilie, Cecil, Cécile, Ceciliano, Cecilius     Details
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About Cecil/Cecilia, the group of names with the same origin as Cecilia

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, Shyla, Sile, Silja, Silje, Silka, Silke, Sille, Sissy, Sylke, Cecil, Cecilio, Cecilius, Silko   Sortable list   Details
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Popularity lists that contain the name Cecilia

SeriesRankings
France2002 185
Mexico2008 88
Spain/Madrid2002 97,  2000 96,  1999 91
Sweden2002 89,  2001 80,  2000 78,  1999 74,  1998 72
Switzerland1997 413
USA decades1990-1999 2771980-1989 346
USA yearly2013 223,  2012 2162011 240,  2010 277,  2009 266,  2008 270,  2007 274,  2006 264,  2005 279,  2004 276,  2003 272,  2002 271,  2001 269,  2000 283,  1999 286,  1998 285,  1997 300,  1996 269,  1995 251,  1994 286
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