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What does Celie mean?

Celie \ce-lie\ as a name for girls. Celie's roots are Latin, Old Welsh and Greek, and the name Celie means "blind; sixth; heavenly; the moon". Celie is a derivative of Cecilia (Latin, Old Welsh). Celie is also a form of Celeste (Latin): anglicized form of CÚleste (French). Celie is also used as a variant of Celia (Latin) and Selena (Greek).


Celie has 15 variants: Ceila, Ceilagh, Ceileh, Ceileigh, Ceilia, Cela, Cili, Cilia, Cilly, Seelia, Seelie, Seely, Sela, Selia and Selie.

Celie has 21 more different forms via Cecilia, Celeste, Celia, Selena: Ceciel, Cecil, Cecile, Cecilie, Ceclia, Cee, Ceil, Cele, Celene, Celes, Celina, Celine, Celisse, Celka, Celli, Cellie, Cesia, Cesilie, Cicelie, Cile and Seline.


Celie is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Celie is an equally uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Celie and corresponding names. Popular variation forms of Celie (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Cecil, Cecile, Cecilia (#206 last year), Ceil, Celeste (#467), Celia (#788), Celina, Celine (#714) and Selena (#346). These girl names were at the peak of their popularity during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.439%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.2754%, down 37.3%), with the forms Cecil, Cecile, Celeste, Celia and Celina falling out of style. Celine (#714) and Selena (#346) are two of the more chic baby names here, and there is a revival in baby name popularity for both names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cecil, Cecile, Cecilia, Ceil, Celeste, Celia, Celina, Celine, Selena in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Celie is alike in pronunciation to Ceili, Zelia, Zelie and Zoelie. Other suggested similar baby names are Cahlie, Cailie, Calee, Cali, Calie, Callie, Caylie, Chele, Chelie, Chelle, Chellie, Chloe, Clio, Cloe, Cole, Collie and Delie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Celie.