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Cecilia Meaning


What does Cecilia mean?

The name Cecilia is of Latin, English and Portuguese origin.

The meaning of Cecilia is "blind".

Cecilia is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 4 syllables and is pronounced Ce-ci-li-a.

The Given Name Cecilia

Cecilia is a name with authenticness.

A wonderfully classic name.

Cecilia remains a favorite due to its bold and elegant nature.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Cecilia Payne Gaposchkin, and Cecilia Ryou So Sa.

Cecilia Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 155 in baby name popularity for girls with 1,798 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 168 in baby name popularity for girls with 1,809 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Cecilia has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Cecilia Name Popularity Page.

Cecilia Related Names

Variants of the name Cecilia include Cecelia, Cicely.

The names Cacelia, Cacilia, Cacilie, Caecilius, Caecus, Cecilija, Cecylia, Cili, Cilka, Sheelah, Sile, Sileas, Silja, Xixili are all forms of Cecilia.

Cecilia has the diminutives (nicknames) Cilla, Sessy, Sissy.

Famous Cecilias

  • Cecilia ~ Saint
  • Cecilia Payne Gaposchkin ~ Scientist
  • Cecilia Ryou So Sa ~ Saint

Cecilia Numerology

What will your new littleCecilia be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Cecilia are often kind and joyful but most of all they are read more >>

Cecilia Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Cecilia in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Cecilia.

Just for fun, see the name Cecilia in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Cecilia in Nautical Flags page.