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Cecilia

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Blind
  • #671 All Time
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114k Cecil (English)
55k Cecelia (Latin)

How popular is the baby name Cecilia in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 44 44 0
1881 39 39 0
1882 37 37 0
1883 39 39 0
1884 63 63 0
1885 71 71 0
1886 68 68 0
1887 83 83 0
1888 97 97 0
1889 89 89 0
1890 91 91 0
1891 121 121 0
1892 138 138 0
1893 126 126 0
1894 144 144 0
1895 138 138 0
1896 168 168 0
1897 160 160 0
1898 213 213 0
1899 205 205 0
1900 249 249 0
1901 196 196 0
1902 195 195 0
1903 218 218 0
1904 250 250 0
1905 237 237 0
1906 219 219 0
1907 234 234 0
1908 263 263 0
1909 257 257 0
1910 287 287 0
1911 342 342 0
1912 453 453 0
1913 485 485 0
1914 525 525 0
1915 723 723 0
1916 685 685 0
1917 704 704 0
1918 755 755 0
1919 746 746 0
1920 757 757 0
1921 761 761 0
1922 734 734 0
1923 741 741 0
1924 768 768 0
1925 705 705 0
1926 722 717 5
1927 654 654 0
1928 569 569 0
1929 501 501 0
1930 571 566 5
1931 459 459 0
1932 469 469 0
1933 431 431 0
1934 438 438 0
1935 487 487 0
1936 506 506 0
1937 560 560 0
1938 549 549 0
1939 562 562 0
1940 628 628 0
1941 676 671 5
1942 830 830 0
1943 842 842 0
1944 710 705 5
1945 657 657 0
1946 802 802 0
1947 972 972 0
1948 961 956 5
1949 944 944 0
1950 919 919 0
1951 956 956 0
1952 983 983 0
1953 1,038 1,038 0
1954 986 986 0
1955 1,003 1,003 0
1956 995 995 0
1957 1,057 1,057 0
1958 1,002 1,002 0
1959 1,044 1,044 0
1960 1,036 1,036 0
1961 961 961 0
1962 1,054 1,054 0
1963 868 868 0
1964 839 834 5
1965 734 734 0
1966 643 643 0
1967 622 622 0
1968 549 549 0
1969 543 543 0
1970 620 620 0
1971 606 601 5
1972 576 568 8
1973 508 501 7
1974 540 540 0
1975 511 511 0
1976 515 515 0
1977 521 521 0
1978 561 556 5
1979 641 636 5
1980 660 654 6
1981 690 683 7
1982 669 662 7
1983 645 636 9
1984 733 723 10
1985 663 657 6
1986 693 686 7
1987 755 743 12
1988 726 726 0
1989 820 810 10
1990 853 847 6
1991 972 964 8
1992 1,027 1,017 10
1993 1,004 997 7
1994 968 968 0
1995 1,128 1,128 0
1996 1,071 1,071 0
1997 962 962 0
1998 1,060 1,053 7
1999 1,102 1,102 0
2000 1,135 1,135 0
2001 1,164 1,164 0
2002 1,170 1,170 0
2003 1,162 1,162 0
2004 1,182 1,177 5
2005 1,187 1,187 0
2006 1,243 1,243 0
2007 1,242 1,242 0
2008 1,258 1,258 0
2009 1,232 1,232 0
2010 1,199 1,199 0
2011 1,315 1,315 0
2012 1,461 1,461 0
2013 1,432 1,432 0
2014 1,632 1,632 0
2015 1,771 1,771 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Cecilia baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 91,540 babies born with the name Cecilia in the United States. That's more than enough Cecilias to occupy the country of Seychelles with an estimated population of 90,945 (as of August 26, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 44 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Cecilia" was in 2015 with a total of 1,771 babies. (That's a lot of baby Cecilias)

According to the 1944 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Cecilia" ranks #29 in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 46 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1944. Across the entire United States a total of 710 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Cecilia" mean? The list below shows the origins of Cecilia as well as things modernly associated with the name Cecilia such as celebrities named Cecilia.

Origin and Meaning of Cecilia

The name "Cecilia" is of Latin origin, and it means "Blind". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Cecilia Cheung

Cecilia Cheung is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1998 to present. Cecilia was born in 1980 as Cheung Pak-Chi in Hong Kong.

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Cecilia Roth

Cecilia Roth is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1 to present. Cecilia was born in 1956 as Cecilia Edith Rotenberg in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Cecilia Suárez

Cecilia Suárez is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1997 to present. Cecilia was born in 1971 in Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico.

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Cecilia Rognoni

Cecilia Rognoni is a field hockey player. Cecilia was born in 1976 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Cecilia

Cecilia And The Satellite
Cecilia And The Satellite Lyrics
Cecilia Bartoli
Cecilia Singley
Cecilia Suyat
Cecilia Gimenez
Cecilia Sanossian
Cecilia Hart
Cecilia Munoz
Cecilia Peck
Cecilia Song

Alternative Meanings

C is for congenial, your pleasing way.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

C is for calm, a pleasant trait.

I is for ideals, no higher!

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

A is for activities, for you have many.

Your name in reverse order is "Ailicec". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Iiclaec". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Cecilia born May 2, 1966

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of New Guinea approximately on 800. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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