What does Sesilia mean?
Sesilia /ses-il-ia/ [4 sylls.] as a name for girls is of Latin and Old Welsh origin, and Sesilia means "blind; sixth". Sesilia is a variant transcription of Cecilia (Latin, Old Welsh). Compare last name Sevilla.
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.more]
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)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Sesilia and related names. Cecilia (#206 a year ago), Cecelia (#572), Celia (#788), Sheila and Cecily are the popular alternative forms of Sesilia (not ranked). Variants like Sisile are seldom used. Usage of these girl names was at its apex during 1940-1949 (usage of 0.6188%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.2868%, ▼53.7%), with the forms Celia, Cecily and Sheila becoming less stylish. 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.