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Meaning and name origin
Cecile \ce-ci-le\ as a girl's name is of Latin and Old Welsh origin, and the meaning of Cecile is "blind; sixth". Cecile 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 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).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Cecile for girls (2015 statistics).
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. These names tend to be less commonly used than Cecile.
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