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What does Sesilia mean?

Sesilia Pronunciation of Sesilia [sesil-ia] as a name for girls. Sesilia means "blind; sixth". Sesilia is a variant form of Cecilia (Latin, Old Welsh).


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.

17 more related forms via Cecilia: Cecilija, Cecilla, Cecillia, Ceclia, Ceila, Ceilia, Celia, Cesia, Cilia, Kekilia, Seelia, Seelie, Selia, Sessile, Sheila, Siselya and Sisile.

Creative forms:
(female) Sesilie, Sesilsa, ..

(male) Seslea, Sessil, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sesilia Keegan (S.K.), ..

How popular is Sesilia?

Sesilia is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Sesilia is also an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Cecilia (#181 via latest list), Cecelia (#544), Celia (#858), Cecily (#1181), Sheila (#1700) and Cicely are the popular alternative forms of Sesilia (not ranked). Other variants, like Ceciley, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Sesilia was widespread in the 1950s (average #750) and is now significantly lower (#1077, 55%), with forms like Cecelia becoming somewhat outmoded. Cecilia is the most chic name for newborns here. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cecelia, Cecilia, Cecily, Celia, Cicely, Sheila in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Sesilia is alike in pronunciation to Sicili, Sicilia and Sicillia. Other recommended names are Aemilia, Amilia, Availia, Basilia, Bedelia, Belia, Cericia, Delicia, Emilia, Ercilia, Ersilia, Felicia, Filia, Gelilia, Gilia, Hellia, Hersilia, Hestia, Jecolia, Jekolia, Jesscia (see Jessica), Kamilia, Keelia, Keicia, Kesia, Leelia, Lellia, Lesia, Letitia, Lilia, Lucilia, Meelia, Melia, Nerolia (see Nerola), Ophilia, Pelia, Rosalia, Sarilia, Saskia, Seeria, Sefira, Sefirina, Segovia, Seila, Selenia, Selina, Selinda, Sellma, Semira, Serhilda, Serilda, Serrilda, Sevilla, Shaila, Shalia, Sheilia, Sherilin, Shila, Shilla, Silia, Silija, Silja, Silvia, Sirilla, Tenicia, Tesia, Teskia, Udilia, Vasilia, Vigilia, Weslia and Yesemia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Sesilia.

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