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What does Cili mean?

Cili Pronunciation of Cili [cili] as a girls' name. The name Cili means "blind; sixth". Cili is a variant form of Cecilia (Latin, Old Welsh).


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

26 more relations via Cecilia: Ceceli, Cecil, Cecila, Cecile, Cecilie, Cecily, Ceclia, Cee, Ceil, Cele, Celli, Cellie, Cesia, Cesilie, Cicelie, Cicely, Cici, Cicilia, Cicilie, Cicily, Cile, Cilka, Cilla, Cissie, Sile and Silke.

Creative forms:
(female) Cisi, Coli, ..

(male) Ciley, Citis, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cili Viviana (C.V.), ..

How popular is Cili?

Cili is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Cili is an equivalently unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Cecil, Cecile, Cecilia (#181 a year ago), Cecily (#1181), Ceil, Cele, Celia (#858), Celie, Cicely and Cilla are the prominent related forms of Cili (not in Top 2000). Other forms, like Cee, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Cili was at its most widespread in the 1900s (adoption of 0.23%) and is somewhat less today (adoption 0.14%, 38% less). Cecilia is the firm favorite, while forms such as Celia have lost favor. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cele, Celia, Celie, Cicely, Cilla in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Cili is pronounced similarly to Ceili, Salli, Seila, Sela, Selie, Silia, Siliya, Sillia, Silya, Sula, Xyla, Xylia, Zailie, Zalia, Zelia, Zelie, Zila, Zilla, Zola, Zolia and Zylia. Other recommended names are Aili, Ailli, Akili, Alli, Bali, Billi, Caci, Cadi, Cai, Caila, Cailie, Cal, Cala, Cali, Calie, Calin, Calli, Cami, Cari, Carli, Casi, Cati, Ceri, Ciline, Cima, Cindi, Ciri, Cis, Cissi, Clio, Clo, Codi, Cole, Cori, Dilli, Eli, Elli, Emili, Hali, Ili, Jilli, Juli, Kaili, Kali, Keili, Kyli, Lili, Lilli, Mali, Milli, Orli, Poli, Tilli and Ulli. These names tend to be more frequently used than Cili.

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