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Seely (girl)

What does Seely mean?

Seely Pronunciation of Seely [seely] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Seely). The meaning of the name Seely is "blind; sixth". Seely is a variant form of Cecilia (Latin, Old Welsh).

Variations

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

18 more different relations via Cecilia: Ceceley, Ceceli, Cecely, Cecelyn, Cecily, Cee, Ceil, Cele, Celli, Cicely, Secelia, Sessily, Sheila, Sile, Siseel, Sisely, Siselya and Sissy.

Creative forms:
(female) Saly, Senly, ..

(male) Seeve, Seevy, ..

Middle name pairings:
Seely Zaina (S.Z.), ..

How popular is Seely?

Seely is an unusual first name for females but a very prominent last name for all people (#5805 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Cecilia (#181 a year ago), Cecily (#1181), Ceil, Cele, Celia (#858), Celie, Cicely and Sheila (#1700) are the popular varying forms of Seely (outside Top 2000). Other variants, like Cilly, are seldom used. These relations of Seely were popular 65 years ago (adoption of 0.36%) and are now significantly less common (adoption 0.15%, 59%). Cecilia has been the most popular choice, while forms like Celia are now less common. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cecilia, Cecily, Ceil, Cele, Celia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Celie, Cicely, Sheila in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Seely is pronounced similarly to Ceili, Salley, Salli, Sally, Seila, Sela, Selie, Seula, Silya, Suelo, Sula and Zoela. Other recommended names are Arely, Delly, Emely, Haely, Hedly, Joely, Kealy, Keely, Kelly, Keyely, Lesly, Melly, Neely, Nelly, Sarely, Seema, Selby, Semele, Sessy, Sheela, Shela, Shelby, Shell, Shelly, Shery, Stela, Suelyn and Verly. These names tend to be more commonly used than Seely.

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