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What does Celie mean?

Celie Pronunciation of Celie [celie] as a name for girls has its roots in Latin and Greek, and the name Celie means "blind; sixth; heavenly; the moon". Celie is a version of Cecilia (Latin, Old Welsh). Celie is also a form of Celeste (Latin): anglicized variant of CÚleste (French). Celie is also used as a variant of Celia (Latin) and Selena (Greek).

Associated with: greek, moon.


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

55 more different relations via Cecilia, Celeste, Celia, Selena: Cacelia, Caleen, Calina, Ceceli, Cecelia, Ceciel, Cecil, Cecila, Cecile, Cecilea, Cecilee, Ceciley, Cecilie, Cecille, Cecily, Ceclia, Cecyl, Cecyle, Cecylia, Cee, Ceil, Cele, Celene, Celenia, Celes, Celesia, Celesse, Celest, Celina, Celinda, Celine, Celinka, Celisse, Celka, Celli, Cellie, Cellina, Celyna, Cescelie, Cesia, Cesilie, Cesya, Cicelie, Cici, Cicilie, Cile, Cilka, Cilla, Cissie, Selene, Selina, Seline, Selyne, Sile and Silke.

Creative forms:
(female) Clelie, Solie, ..

(male) Celey, Celi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Celie Kora (C.K.), ..

How popular is Celie?

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

Celie entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its peak rank of #1225 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Celie name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Celie listed in the Top 2000 are Cecelia (#544 last year), Cecil, Cecile, Cecilia (#181), Cecille, Cecily (#1181), Ceil, Cele, Celene, Celeste (#499), Celia (#858), Celina (#1361), Celine (#824), Cilla, Selena (#321), Selene (#1175) and Selina (#1140). These relations of Celie were popular with parents in 1995 (adoption of 0.4%) and are somewhat less popular today (adoption 0.3%, 32%). Cecilia is the longstanding favorite, while versions such as Selena have lost favor.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cecille, Cecily, Ceil, Cele, Celene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Celeste, Celia, Celina, Celine, Cilla in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Selena, Selene, Selina in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Celie is alike in pronunciation to Ceili, Sallie, Silia, Xylia, Zailie, Zalia, Zelia, Zelie, Zoelie, Zolia and Zylia. Other suggested similar names are Ailie, Amelie, Arelie, Arlie, Bevie, Cacie, Caelin, Cahlie, Cailie, Calee, Cali, Calie, Calin, Callie, Carlie, Casie, Catie, Caylie, Celida, Celsea, Ceri, Ceria, Cerice, Cerise, Chele, Chelie, Chelle, Chellie, Chelsie, Cherie, Chloe, Clelia, Clio, Cloe, Codie, Cole, Collie, Corelie, Corlie, Dedie, Delie, Demie, Ellie, Emelie, Femie, Gerie, Halie, Kalie, Keilie, Kelcie, Kellie, Keylie, Kylie, Leslie, Lezlie, Lilie, Medie, Melvie, Neelie, Ollie, Orelie, Rylie, Terie and Verlie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Celie.

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