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pinWhat does Cecily mean?

Cecily /ce-ci-ly/ as a girls' name is pronounced SES-i-lee. It is of Latin and Old Welsh origin, and the meaning of Cecily is "blind; sixth". From the medieval vernacular form of Cecilia.


Cecily has 5 variants: Cicely, Cilly, Sessy, Sicili and Sissy.

Cecily has 43 more alternative forms via Cecilia: Ceceilia, Ceceley, Ceceli, Cecelia, Cecely, Cecelyn, Ceciel, Cecil, Cecila, Cecile, Cecilea, Cecilee, Ceciley, Cecilie, Cecilija, Cecilla, Cecille, Cecillia, Cecilyann, Ceclia, Cecyl, Cecyle, Cecylia, Ceil, Ceila, Ceileh, Ceilia, Cela, Cele, Celia, Celie, Celli, Cescily, Cesia, Cesilie, Cici, Cicilia, Cicilie, Cicily, Cile, Cili, Seely and Sessily.

Kreatif forms: Cacily, Cecicy, Cecilo. [more]

pinHow popular is Cecily?

Cecily is a very prominent first name for women (#1827 out of 4276, Top 43%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the baby name statistics of Cecily for girls. Cecily entered the list in 1990 and reached its top rank of #574 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cecily name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Cecily and corresponding names. Cecelia (#572 last year), Cecil, Cecile, Cecilia (#206), Ceil and Celia (#788) are the prominent related forms of Cecily. These forms of Cecily were at the top of their popularity during the years 1900-1909 (median #413) and have become significantly less popular since (#795, 65.1% less). Cecilia has been the recurring favorite, though Cecelia has become popular as well, while forms such as Cecily are now less common.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cecily, Cecelia, Cecil, Cecile, Cecilia in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ceil, Celia in U.S.

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

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Cecily is pronounced similarly to Sicilly and Sicily. Other suggested similar baby names are Baily, Bently, Brily, Cacey, Caci, Cacia, Cacie, Cacy, Caila, Cailey, Cailyn, Caity, Cally, Camila, Camile, Camill, Carely, Carilyn, Carly, Caroly, Casidy, Ceili, Ceinlys, Ceira, Celida, Celina, Celine, Ceri, Ceria, Cerian, Cerice, Cerisa, Cerise, Charly, Cherilyn, Chrisy, Clairy, Colly, Coraly, Corly, Crecia, Cybil, Cybill, Delly, Eily, Emily, Emmily, Fernly, Haily, Hedly, Kealy, Keely, Kelly, Kemply, Keyely, Laily, Lesly, Lily, Melly, Merrily, Neely, Nelly, Neroly, Reilly and Verly. These names tend to be less commonly used than Cecily.