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What does Sissela mean?

Sissela Pronunciation of Sissela [sis-sela] as a girls' name has the meaning "blind; sixth". Sissela is a variant form of Cecilia (Latin, Old Welsh).


Sissela 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, Sesilia, Sessaley, Sesseelya, Sessilly, Sessily and Sisiliya.

7 more alternative forms via Cecilia: Sessile, Siseel, Sisely, Siselya, Sisile, Sissie and Sissy.

Creative forms:
(female) Sesela, Sissel, ..

(male) Sissea, Sissil, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sissela Montana (S.M.), ..

How popular is Sissela?

Sissela is a rare first name for women. Sissela is also a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Sissela (not ranked) are Cecilia (#181 in recent rankings), Cecelia (#544), Cecily (#1181) and Cicely. Other forms, like Ceceilia, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Sissela is common among parents today (median #976), except for the version Cecelia which have become somewhat dated. Cecilia is the most contemporarily stylish birth name in this compilation. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Asela, Estela, Fidela, Gisela, Gisella, Gizela, Jisela, Micaela, Michela, Miguela, Mihaela, Mikaela, Miquela, Miskaela, Nirela, Richela, Samuela, Sela, Sesheta, Shaela, Sheela, Shela, Shiela, Sibbell (see Sibyl), Sibel, Sibell, Sibella, Sibilla, Sibylla, Siena, Siera, Simla, Sireena, Sirena, Sirilla, Sisley, Sissee (see Sissy), Sissey, Stela and Tessla. These names tend to be more frequently used than Sissela.

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