What does Sesilia mean?
Sesilia \s(e)-si-lia\ as a name for girls is of Latin and Old Welsh origin, and Sesilia means "blind; sixth". Sesilia is a variant of Cecilia (Latin, Old Welsh): the name came from the Welsh name Seissylt meaning "sixth". Seldom used as a name for newborns.
Sesilia has 29 variants: Ceceilia, Ceceley, Ceceli, Cecelia▲, Cecila, Cecilea, Cecilee, Ceciley, Cecilie, Cecily▼, Cecylia, Cescelie, Cescily, Cesilie, Cicelie, Cicely, Cicilia, Cicilie, Cicily, Sacilia, Sasilia, Sasilie, Secelia, Sessaley, Sesseelya, Sessilly, Sessily, Sisiliya and Sissela.
Sesilia has 41 more related forms via Cecilia: Cacelia, Cecil▼, Cecile▼, Ceciliane, Cecilija, Cecilla, Cecille, Cecillia, Ceclia, Ceil, Ceila, Ceileh, Ceilena, Ceilia, Cela, Celia▼, Celie, Celli, Cellie, Cesia, Cesya, Cili, Cilia, Cilka, Cilla, Kekilia, Kikelia, Kikylia, Seelia, Seelie, Seely, Selia, Sessile, Sheila▼, Sile, Sileas, Silke, Sisely, Siselya, Sisile and Sissie.
Sesilia is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Sesilia is also an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Sesilia and related names. Cecilia (#206 a year ago), Cecelia (#572), Celia (#788), Sheila, Ceil, Cecily, Cecile and Cecil are the popular alternative forms of Sesilia (#unlisted). Adoption of this girl name was at its apex during 1900-1909 and is now significantly lower, with the forms Celia, Sheila, Cecily, Cecile and Cecil becoming somewhat outmoded. Cecelia (#572) is the most chic name for newborns here, with this name having a revival in usage. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Sesilia is alike in pronunciation to Sicilia. Like Sesilia, this name is not frequently used.