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What does Cecelia mean?

Cecelia Pronunciation of Cecelia as a name for girls has the meaning "blind; sixth". Cecelia is a version of Cecilia (Latin, Old Welsh).



VARIANTS Sissela, Sisiliya, Sessily, Sessilly, Sesseelya, Sessaley, Sesilia, Secelia, Sasilie, Sasilia, Sacilia, Cicily, Cicilie, Cicilia, Cicely, Cicelie, Cesilie, Cescily, Cescelie, Cecylia, Cecily, Cecilie, Ceciley, Cecilee, Cecilea, Cecila, Ceceli, Ceceley, Ceceilia

OTHER FORMS VIA CECILIA Cacelia, Cecely, Cecelyn, Cecette, Ceciel, Cecil, Cecile, Ceciliane, Cecilija, Cecilla, Cecille, Cecillia, Ceclia, Cecyl, Cecyle, Ceila, Ceilia, Cela, Celia, Celie, Celli, Cellie, Cesia, Cilia, Kekilia, Kikelia, Seelia, Seelie, Selia



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How popular is Cecelia?

Cecelia is a very prominent first name for women (#445 out of 4276, Top 10%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Cecelia reached its top rank of #181 in the U.S. during the years 1900-1909, and is currently at #595. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cecelia name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Cecilia (#155 FROM RECENT DATA), Celia (#936), Cecily (#1531), Cecil, Cecile, Cecille, Celie and Cicely are the popular related forms of Cecelia (#595). These forms of Cecelia were favored as birth names 118 years ago (AVERAGE #953) and have become much less widespread since (#1468, 57%), with versions like Cecile becoming somewhat outmoded. Cecilia is more ubiquitous than the rest.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cecily, Celia, Celie, Cicely in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Cecelia is alike in pronunciation to Sicilia. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Accalia, Aemelia, Angelia, Aracelia, Arcelia, Arcenia, Argelia, Bedelia, Belia, Benecia, Caela, Callia, Camela, Camelia, Camellia, Cammelia (see Camellia), Caralia, Carlia, Cayelin, Cearia, Celeena, Celena, Celenia, Celesia, Celesta, Celestia, Celka, Cerea, Cerelia, Cerella, Cericia, Chalia, Chelie, Clelia, Cloelia, Corelie, Crecia, Deelia, Dorelia, Ercilia, Evelia, Fecelia, Gelilia, Genesia, Hellia, Jamelia, Jecholia, Jecolia, Jeremia, Jesenia, Kamelia, Kecia, Keelia, Kodelia, Lecrecia, Leecia, Leelia, Lellia, Levenia, Mahelia, Meelia, Melia, Neecia, Neelia, Nerolia (see Nerola), Ofelia, Ophelia, Permelia, Phelia, Seeria, Teresia, Ubelia, Weslia and Zeenia. These names tend to be less frequently used than Cecelia.

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