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What does Cecila mean?

Cecila Pronunciation of Cecila [ce-cila] as a girls' name. The meaning of the name Cecila is "blind; sixth". Cecila is an alternate spelling of Cecilia (Latin, Old Welsh).


Cecila has 29 variants: Ceceilia, Ceceley, Ceceli, Cecelia, 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.

37 more relations via Cecilia: Cacelia, Cecely, Cecelyn, Ceciel, Cecil, Cecile, Ceciliane, Cecilija, Cecilla, Cecille, Cecillia, Cecilyann, Ceclia, Cecyl, Cecyle, Ceil, Ceila, Ceilagh, Ceileh, Ceilena, Ceilia, Cela, Cele, Celia, Celie, Celli, Cesia, Cesya, Cici, Cile, Cili, Cilia, Cilka, Cilla, Kekilia, Selia and Sheila.

Creative forms:
(female) Cacila, Cecica, ..

(male) Cecica, Cecilo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cecila Avarie (C.A.), ..

How popular is Cecila?

Cecila is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2431 out of 4276, Top 57%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Cecelia (#544 in 2015), Cecil, Cecile, Cecilia (#181), Cecille, Cecily (#1181), Ceil, Cele, Celia (#858), Celie, Cicely, Cilla and Sheila (#1700) are the prominent alternative forms of Cecila (not ranked). Other forms, like Celli, are uncommon. These forms of Cecila were at the peak of their popularity 7 decades ago (average #1323) and have become much less popular since (#1574, 55.7% less usage), with forms like Cecile becoming less trendy. Cecilia is the most chic baby name in this compilation. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cecelia, Cecil, Cecile, Cecilia, Cecille in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cecily, Ceil, Cele, Celia, Celie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cicely, Cilla, Sheila in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cecilia outside U.S.

Similar Names

Cecila is pronounced similarly to Sicili, Sicilia and Sicily. Other recommended names are Cacia, Caila, Camila, Ceili, Ceira, Celida, Celina, Ceria, Cerisa, Crecia, Cushla, Decia, Decima, Delila, Docila, Fedila, Geila, Gelila, Jemila, Kecia, Keila, Kelila, Lecia, Leila, Lucila, Neila, Seila, Teccla, Tecla and Tehila. These names tend to be less frequently used than Cecila.

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