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Meaning and name origin

Cecile \ce-ci-le\ as a girl's name has the meaning "blind; sixth" and is a variant of Cecilia (Latin, Old Welsh): the name came from the Welsh name Seissylt meaning "sixth". Also a variant of Cicely (Latin, Old Welsh): the English variant of Cecily and Cecilia.

Cecile has 7 variant forms: Cecil, Cecille, Cecyl, Cecyle, Sessile, Siseel, Sisile.

Cecile is also pronounced similarly to Ceciel. Other suggested similar baby names are Ceceley, Ceceli, Cecely, Cecila, Cecilea, Cecilee, Ceciley, Cecilie, Cecilla, Cecily, Cescily, Cesilie, Cicilie and Cicily.


Cecile is a very popular first name for females (#610 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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