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What does Cecilius mean?

Cecilius Pronunciation of Cecilius [ce-cil-ius] as a boys' name. The meaning of the name Cecilius is "blind; sixth". Cecilius is a variant form of Cecil (Latin, Old Welsh): from the Roman clan name Caecilius.


1 alternative form via Cecil: Cecilio.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Cecilius Jeramiah (C.J.), ..

How popular is Cecilius?

Cecilius is a rare given name for men. Cecilius is an equivalently unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Cecilius (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Cecil (#1461 last year) and Cecilio. Adoption of these forms of Cecilius was well-received in the 1900s (adoption of 0.27%) and is now much reduced (adoption 0.01%, 97.7%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cecil, Cecilio in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cecilius and related baby names outside U.S.