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Meaning and name origin

Celie \ce-lie\ as a girl's name is of Latin, Old Welsh and Greek origin, and the meaning of Celie is "blind; sixth; heavenly; the moon". Celie is a variant of Cecilia (Latin, Old Welsh): the name came from the Welsh name Seissylt meaning "sixth". Also a variant of Celeste (Latin): anglicized form of CÚleste (French), from Latin Caelestis, a popular name among early Christians. Celie is also used as a variant of Celia (Latin), Selena (Greek).

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


Celie is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Celie and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Cecilia, Celeste, Celia and Selena. (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cecilia, Celeste, Celia, Selena in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Celie is also pronounced similarly to Ceili, Zelia, Zelie and Zoelie. Other suggested similar baby names are Cahlie, Cailie, Calee, Cali, Calie, Callie, Caylie, Ceil, Cele, Celine, Celli, Cellie, Chele, Chelie, Chelle, Chellie, Chloe, Cile, Clio, Cloe, Cole, Collie and Delie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Celie.


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