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What does Sessile mean?

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


Sessile has 7 variants: Cecil, Cecile, Cecille, Cecyl, Cecyle, Siseel and Sisile.

12 more alternative forms via Cecilia: Cescily, Cesilie, Cissie, Sasilie, Seelie, Sesilia, Sessaley, Sessilly, Sessily, Sile, Sissela and Sissie.

Creative forms:
(female) Sesile, Sesla, ..

(male) Sesle, Sesseal, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sessile Elia (S.E.), ..

How popular is Sessile?

Sessile is an uncommon given name for females. Sessile is also a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Cecil, Cecile, Cecilia (#181 via latest list) and Cecille are the popular varying forms of Sessile (not ranked). Other forms, like Sisile, are uncommon. These forms of Sessile reached the peak of their popularity in the 1900s (average #565) and are almost as common today (#1545, 15.6%), but with forms such as Cecil becoming less stylish. Cecilia has been the most well-known version. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cecil, Cecile, Cecilia, Cecille in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Basile, Bessie, Jessie, Kessie, Lusile, Merrile, Neile, Nessie, Seila, Selbie, Selie, Seline, Semele, Semelle, Serhilde, Sesame, Sessame (see Sesame), Sessamee, Sessy, Sissee (see Sissy), Stasie, Susie and Tessie. These names tend to be more frequently used than Sessile.

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