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Name Silje

Origin:From a Latin word for blindTools:

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About the name Silje in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:Scandinavian
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Sile, Silja, Silke, Sille, Sinje, Vilje, Hilde, Hilke, Ilja, Ilke     Details
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About Cecil/Cecilia, the group of names with the same origin as Silje

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
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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DenmarkGraph2015 48,  2013 42,  2012 36,  2011 362010 39,  2009 45,  2008 42,  2007 42,  2006 48
NorwayGraph2015 108,  2014 153,  2013 118,  2012 87,  2011 63,  2010 65,  2009 54,  2008 39,  2007 50,  2006 43,  2005 34,  2004 21,  2003 18,  2002 13,  2001 9,  2000 11,  1999 8,  1998 21997 4
Norway prevalence 2015 23
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