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What does Cissy mean?

Cissy Pronunciation of Cissy [cis-sy] as a name for girls. Cissy means "blind; sixth". Cissy is an alternate form of Cicely (Latin, Old Welsh). Cissy is also a derivative of Sissy.


Cissy has 7 variants: Cissee, Cissey, Cissi, Cissie, Sissee, Sissey and Sissie.

3 more different relations via Cicely, Sissy: Cis, Sis and Sisley.

Creative forms:
(female) Cesy, Cisse, ..

(male) Cisin, Cisny, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cissy Amirah (C.A.), ..

How popular is Cissy?

Cissy is an uncommon first name for women. Cissy is a unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Cicely is the only prominent alternative form of Cissy (outside Top 2000). Other variants, like Sisley, are seldom used. Adoption of this relation of Cissy was at its most widespread 5 decades ago. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cicely in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cissy and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Cissy is pronounced similarly to Cesya, Sessy and Susy. Other recommended names are Bessy, Caisey, Cascy, Casey, Cass, Casse, Cassey, Cassi, Cassy, Cassye (see Casey), Casy, Chassy, Chessy, Chrissy, Cilly, Cindy, Cinny, Cressy, Crissa, Crissey, Crissy, Cristy, Essy, Gipsy, Issy, Jessy, Kassy, Kessy, Krissy, Lissy, Missy, Nessy, Prissy and Tessy. These names tend to be more frequently used than Cissy.

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