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What does Ceili mean?

Ceili Pronunciation of Ceili [ceili] as a girls' name has its root in Gaelic, and the meaning of Ceili is "slender". Ceili is a variant form of Kaylee (Gaelic): from Caollaidhe.

Associated with: gaelic, slender (little).


3 different relations via Kaylee: Kaeli, Kaili and Kayli.

Creative forms:
(female) Ceilil, Celi, ..

(male) Ceile, Ceini, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ceili Noah (C.N.), ..

How popular is Ceili?

Ceili is a rare given name for females. Ceili is a unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Kaylee (#61 the previous year), Kayli (#1790), Kaili and Kaeli are the popular alternative forms of Ceili (outside Top 2000). Usage of these forms of Ceili reached its highest in the year 2009 (adoption of 0.6%) and is somewhat lower today (adoption 0.3%, 46.5%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaeli, Kaili, Kaylee, Kayli in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Ceili is pronounced similarly to Ceila, Ceilagh, Ceileh, Ceileigh, Cela, Celia, Celie, Cili, Cilia, Cilla, Cilly, Salli, Seelia, Seelie, Seely, Seila, Sela, Selia, Selie, Seula, Silia, Zailie, Zelia, Zelie and Zila. Other recommended names are Aili, Akili, Caila, Cailie, Cailin, Caisi, Caiti, Cali, Calli, Carli, Ceceli, Cecil, Cecila, Cecile, Cecilia, Cecilie, Cecily, Ceclia, Ceil, Ceilidh, Ceira, Cele, Celli, Cellie, Ceri, Cesilie, Chelli, Chesli, Cici, Cile, Ciri, Delli, Emili, Keeli, Keili, Kelli, Lesli, Lili, Melli, Nelli, Tekli and Tzili. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ceili.

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