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Popularity
90k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Cecilia

Gender: Girl. Ranked #673 most popular

What does the name "Cecilia" mean?

Cecilia (Latin): Blind

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

C is for charm, the undeniable you.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

C is for complete, nothing further needed here.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

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 "Icclaei". 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.

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



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Want to know about the populiarty of Cecilia? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 89,756 babies born with the name Cecilia in the United States. That's more than enough Cecilias to occupy the country of Antigua and Barbuda with an estimated population of 86,295 (as of May 27, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 44 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Cecilia" was in 2014 with a total of 1,623 babies. (That's a lot of baby Cecilias)

According to the 1956 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Cecilia" is not a popular baby girl's name in Iowa. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Iowa have the same name as you in 1956. Across the entire United States a total of only 995 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Cecilia popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Cecilia in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Cecilia

Cecilia Cheung

Cecilia Cheung is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of their 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 their 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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Past life for Cecilia born May 15, 1982

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 Saudi Arabia approximately on 1700. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.