What does Cecile mean?
Cecile \ce-ci-le\ as a name for girls. Cecile's roots are Latin and Old Welsh, and the name Cecile means "blind; sixth". Cecile is a variation of Cecilia (Latin, Old Welsh). Cecile is also a derivative of Cicely (Latin, Old Welsh).
Cecile▼ has 44 more related variations via Cecilia, Cicely: Ceceilia, Ceceley, Ceceli, Cecelia, Cecely, Cecelyn, Cecette, Ceciel, Cecila, Cecilea, Cecilee, Ceciley, Ceciliane, Cecilie, Cecilija, Cecilla, Cecillia, Cecily▼, Ceclia, Cecylia, Cee, Ceil, Ceila, Ceileh, Ceilena, Ceilia, Cela, Cele, Celia▼, Celie, Celli, Cellie, Cescelie, Cescily, Cesia, Cesilie, Cicelie, Cici, Cicilia, Cicilie, Cicily, Cile, Cili and Sile.
Cecile is a very prominent first name for females (#610 out of 4276, Top 14%) and a slightly less prominent surname for both adults and children (#111119 out of 150436, Top 74%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Cecile for girls. Cecile reached its apex position of #237 in the U.S. during 1900-1909, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Cecile and corresponding names. Prominent related forms of Cecile rated in the Top 1000 are Cecilia (#206 the previous year), Cecelia (#572), Celia (#788), Ceil, Cecily and Cecil. Usage of these girl names reached its apex during the years 1900-1909 (usage of 0.5866%) and is now much less (usage 0.2049%, down 65.1%), with the versions Celia, Cecile, Cecily and Cecil becoming less fashionable. Cecelia (#572) is the most contemporarily stylish baby name in this compilation, with this name going through a rebound in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)