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90k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Cecilia

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Blind
  • #673 All Time
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Boys
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113k Cecil (English)
54k Cecelia (Latin)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
188044440
188139390
188237370
188339390
188463630
188571710
188668680
188783830
188897970
188989890
189091910
18911211210
18921381380
18931261260
18941441440
18951381380
18961681680
18971601600
18982132130
18992052050
19002492490
19011961960
19021951950
19032182180
19042502500
19052372370
19062192190
19072342340
19082632630
19092572570
19102872870
19113423420
19124534530
19134854850
19145255250
19157237230
19166856850
19177047040
19187557550
19197467460
19207577570
19217617610
19227347340
19237417410
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19257057050
19267227175
19276546540
19285695690
19295015010
19305705655
19314604600
19324694690
19334314310
19344384380
19354874870
19365065060
19375605600
19385495490
19395625620
19406286280
19416766715
19428308300
19438428420
19447107055
19456576570
19468028020
19479729720
19489619565
19499449440
19509199190
19519569560
19529839830
19531,0381,0380
19549869860
19551,0031,0030
19569959950
19571,0571,0570
19581,0021,0020
19591,0441,0440
19601,0361,0360
19619619610
19621,0541,0540
19638698690
19648388335
19657347340
19666436430
19676226220
19685495490
19695435430
19706206200
19716066015
19725765688
19735085017
19745405400
19755115110
19765155150
19775215210
19785615565
19796416365
19806606546
19816906837
19826696627
19836446359
198473372310
19856636576
19866936867
198775574312
19887267260
198982081010
19908538476
19919729648
19921,0271,01710
19931,0049977
19949689680
19951,1281,1280
19961,0711,0710
19979619610
19981,0601,0537
19991,1021,1020
20001,1351,1350
20011,1641,1640
20021,1701,1700
20031,1611,1610
20041,1821,1775
20051,1871,1870
20061,2431,2430
20071,2421,2420
20081,2581,2580
20091,2321,2320
20101,1991,1990
20111,3141,3140
20121,4611,4610
20131,4321,4320
20141,6231,6230

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 1953 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Cecilia" ranks #64 in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 42 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1953. Across the entire United States a total of 1,038 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 confident, no doubts here!

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

C is for change, you are able to adapt.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

L is for love, your love of life!

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

Your name in reverse order is "Ailicec". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aiielcc". 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.

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 north east? 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 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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Past life for Cecilia born May 27, 1947

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Tibet approximately on 950. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

Name poster for Cecilia

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