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What does Cecille mean?

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


Cecille has 7 variants: Cecil, Cecile, Cecyl, Cecyle, Sessile, Siseel and Sisile.

38 more related forms via Cecilia: Ceceilia, Ceceley, Ceceli, Cecelia, Cecely, Cecelyn, Cecette, Ceciel, Cecila, Cecilea, Cecilee, Ceciley, Ceciliane, Cecilie, Cecilija, Cecilla, Cecillia, Cecily, Ceclia, Cecylia, Ceil, Ceila, Ceileh, Ceilia, Cele, Celie, Celli, Cellie, Cescelie, Cescily, Cesilie, Cicelie, Cicilia, Cicilie, Cicily, Cile, Cilla and Cilly.

Creative forms:
(female) Sacille, Sicille, ..

(male) Ceciler, Cecilli, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cecille Mika (C.M.), ..

How popular is Cecille?

Cecille is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3825 out of 4276, Top 89%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Cecille reached its apex rank of #1498 in the U.S. during 1900-1909, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cecille name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Cecilia (#181 a year ago), Cecelia (#544), Cecily (#1181), Celie, Cilla, Cele, Cecil, Cecile and Ceil are the prominent related forms of Cecille. Adoption of these forms of Cecille reached its highest 115 years ago (adoption of 0.2%) and is somewhat less today (adoption 0.2%, 31%). Cecilia is more widely used than the rest, while forms such as Cecile are now less common.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aedelle, Aprille, Basille, Bazille, Belle, Cacie, Cailie, Camile, Camill, Camilla, Camille, Camillie, Cammille, Camylle, Ceili, Celinde, Celine, Celisse, Cerella, Cerice, Cerise, Cerisse, Chelle, Chenelle, Cherelle, Cherilee, Cherylle, Chevelle, Cirilla, Corilla, Csilla, Cybill, Cybilla, Cybille, Cyrilla, Cyrille, Danille, Darille, Delle, Denelle, Emille, Ethille (see Ethel), Gemelle, Helle, Hille, Jamille, Jemelle, Jenelle, Jewelle, Jocelle, Kamille, Loucille, Lucile, Lucille, Marcille, Mechelle, Merielle, Mille, Necole, Neelle (see Neilina), Neile, Neille, Nelle, Nicolle, Pealle, Pernille, Renelle, Semelle, Sybille, Tealle and Teille. These names tend to be less commonly used than Cecille.

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