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What does Cela mean?

Cela Pronunciation of Cela [cela] as a name for girls is of Greek and Latin derivation, and the name Cela means "blind; sixth; the moon; heavenly". Cela is a variant form of Cecilia (Latin, Old Welsh). Cela is also a variant of Celena (Greek): goddess of the moon. Cela is also used as a variant of Celeste (Latin).

Associated with: greek, moon.


Cela has 14 variants: Ceila, Ceilagh, Ceileh, Ceileigh, Ceilia, Celia, Celie, Cili, Cilia, Cilly, Seelia, Seelie, Seely and Selia.

43 more relations via Cecilia, Celena, Celeste: Cacelia, Ceceli, Cecelia, Cecely, Cecil, Cecila, Cecile, Cecilea, Cecilla, Cecily, Ceclia, Cecyl, Cecyle, Cecylia, Cee, Ceil, Ceilena, Cele, Celeena, Celes, Celesia, Celest, Celesta, Celina, Celinda, Celine, Celinka, Celka, Celli, Cellie, Celyna, Cesia, Cesya, Cicely, Cici, Cile, Cilka, Cilla, Selena, Selina, Sheila, Sile and Tina.

Creative forms:
(female) Ceca, Ceda, ..

(male) Ceca, Ceell, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cela Graciela (C.G.), ..

How popular is Cela?

Cela is an uncommonly occurring first name for females but a very prominent last name for all people (#63297 out of 150436, Top 42%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Cela (not in Top 2000) are Cecelia (#544 the previous year), Cecil, Cecile, Cecilia (#181), Cecily (#1181), Ceil, Cele, Celena, Celesta, Celeste (#499), Celia (#858), Celie, Celina (#1361), Celine (#824), Cicely, Cilla, Selena (#321), Selina (#1140), Sheila (#1700) and Tina (#1466). Other variants, like Celes, are seldom used. These relations of Cela were popular 55 years ago (usage of 1.08%) and are now much less widespread (usage 0.3%, 73%), with versions such as Cecil becoming less stylish. Cecilia is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns among these. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ceil, Cele, Celena, Celesta, Celeste in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Celia, Celie, Celina, Celine, Cicely in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cilla, Selena, Selina, Sheila, Tina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cecilia, Celine, Selena outside U.S.

Similar Names

Cela is pronounced similarly to Ceili, Seila, Sela, Selie, Seula, Silia, Silya, Suelo, Sula, Xyla, Xylia, Zalia, Zelia, Zelie, Zila, Zilla, Zoela, Zola, Zolia and Zylia. Other recommended names are Adela, Alla, Arela, Beyla, Caela, Caila, Cal, Cala, Cali, Calla, Camela, Cara, Cayla, Celida, Cera, Ceri, Ceria, Chel, Chela, Chele, Chell, Chella, Chelo, Clea, Cleta, Clo, Coel, Cole, Cyra, Dela, Della, Dila, Gala, Isla, Jeyla, Kaela, Kala, Keyla, Leala, Leila, Lela, Leola, Mela, Merla, Neala, Nela, Ola, Orla, Pella, Rella, Tecla, Teela, Tola, Ula and Verla. These names tend to be more frequently used than Cela.

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