What does Cecelia mean?
Cecelia /ce-ce-lia/ [4 sylls.] as a name for girls. Cecelia's roots are Latin and Old Welsh, and the meaning of the name Cecelia is "blind; sixth". Cecelia is a version of Cecilia (Latin, Old Welsh). Compare surname Crelia.
Cecelia▲ has 29 variants: Ceceilia, Ceceley, Ceceli, Cecila, Cecilea, Cecilee, Ceciley, Cecilie, Cecily▼, Cecylia, Cescelie, Cescily, Cesilie, Cicelie, Cicely, Cicilia, Cicilie, Cicily, Sacilia, Sasilia, Sasilie, Secelia, Sesilia, Sessaley, Sesseelya, Sessilly, Sessily, Sisiliya and Sissela.
Cecelia▲ has 43 more different forms via Cecilia: Cacelia, Cecely, Cecelyn, Cecette, Ceciel, Cecil▼, Cecile▼, Ceciliane, Cecilija, Cecilla, Cecille, Cecillia, Cecilyann, Ceclia, Cecyl, Cecyle, Cee, Ceil, Ceila, Ceileh, Ceilena, Ceilia, Cela, Cele, Celia▼, Celie, Celli, Cellie, Cesia, Cesya, Cici, Cili, Cilia, Cilka, Cilla, Kekilia, Kikelia, Kikylia, Seelia, Seelie, Seely, Selia and Siselya.Kreatif forms: Checelia, Cycelia. [more]
How popular is Cecelia?
Cecelia is a very prominent first name for women (#445 out of 4276, Top 10%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Cecelia for girls. Cecelia reached its top rank of #187 in the U.S. during the years 1900-1909, and is currently at #572. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Cecilia (#206 last year), Celia (#788), Ceil, Cecily, Cecil and Cecile are the popular related forms of Cecelia (#572 last year). These girl names reached the apex of their popularity during 1900-1909 (usage of 0.5866%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.2049%, down 65.1%), with the versions Celia, Cecile, Cecily and Cecil becoming less stylish. Cecelia (#572) is the most chic birth name here, with this name enjoying a resurgence in popularity. Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Cecelia and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)