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Cecile

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7k Cecily (English)
2k Cicely (English)
< 1k Cicily (English)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 17 17 0
1881 24 24 0
1882 27 27 0
1883 35 35 0
1884 29 29 0
1885 32 32 0
1886 43 43 0
1887 34 34 0
1888 81 81 0
1889 67 67 0
1890 71 71 0
1891 79 79 0
1892 92 92 0
1893 86 86 0
1894 102 102 0
1895 109 109 0
1896 144 144 0
1897 121 121 0
1898 172 172 0
1899 147 147 0
1900 175 175 0
1901 133 133 0
1902 181 181 0
1903 159 159 0
1904 173 173 0
1905 161 161 0
1906 163 163 0
1907 156 156 0
1908 155 155 0
1909 186 186 0
1910 187 187 0
1911 184 184 0
1912 275 275 0
1913 282 282 0
1914 351 351 0
1915 473 468 5
1916 417 417 0
1917 482 476 6
1918 503 495 8
1919 484 478 6
1920 489 482 7
1921 475 475 0
1922 429 422 7
1923 486 474 12
1924 429 422 7
1925 421 409 12
1926 386 378 8
1927 377 371 6
1928 339 328 11
1929 312 306 6
1930 304 295 9
1931 267 260 7
1932 242 235 7
1933 212 207 5
1934 216 209 7
1935 275 270 5
1936 364 359 5
1937 364 358 6
1938 324 312 12
1939 332 320 12
1940 310 310 0
1941 243 243 0
1942 287 282 5
1943 280 280 0
1944 213 213 0
1945 199 199 0
1946 230 225 5
1947 234 234 0
1948 214 214 0
1949 195 195 0
1950 196 196 0
1951 184 184 0
1952 209 204 5
1953 194 194 0
1954 163 163 0
1955 159 159 0
1956 165 165 0
1957 186 186 0
1958 185 185 0
1959 172 172 0
1960 140 140 0
1961 135 135 0
1962 124 124 0
1963 119 119 0
1964 78 78 0
1965 76 76 0
1966 53 53 0
1967 61 61 0
1968 53 53 0
1969 56 56 0
1970 51 51 0
1971 36 36 0
1972 37 37 0
1973 35 35 0
1974 29 29 0
1975 39 39 0
1976 26 26 0
1977 29 29 0
1978 21 21 0
1979 30 30 0
1980 52 52 0
1981 45 45 0
1982 44 44 0
1983 35 35 0
1984 49 49 0
1985 36 36 0
1986 20 20 0
1987 34 34 0
1988 32 32 0
1989 54 54 0
1990 43 43 0
1991 37 37 0
1992 31 31 0
1993 30 30 0
1994 34 34 0
1995 26 26 0
1996 28 28 0
1997 20 20 0
1998 25 25 0
1999 21 21 0
2000 20 20 0
2001 29 29 0
2002 22 22 0
2003 31 31 0
2004 28 28 0
2005 23 23 0
2006 30 30 0
2007 30 30 0
2008 23 23 0
2009 26 26 0
2010 21 21 0
2011 25 25 0
2012 29 29 0
2013 22 22 0
2014 19 19 0
2015 27 27 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Cecile baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 20,382 babies born with the name Cecile in the United States. That's more than enough Ceciles to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 17 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Cecile" was in 1918 with a total of 495 babies.

According to the 1921 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Cecile" ranks #33 in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Hampshire. Imagine that, 29 babies in New Hampshire have the same name as you in 1921. Across the entire United States a total of 475 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Cecile popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Cecile

The name "Cecile" is of French origin, and it means "Blind of Self Beauty". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Cécile De France

Cécile De France is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1997 to present. Cécile was born in 1975 in Namur, Belgium.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Cecile

Cecile Alemany
Cecile De France
Cecile Emeke
Cecile Jeanne
Cecile Kyenge
Cecile Licad
Cecile Mclorin Salvant
Cecile The Lion
Cecile Chaminade
Cecile Richards

Alternative Meanings

C is for captive, your web of charm.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

L is for lucky, who is more?

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

Your name in reverse order is "Elicec". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Icelce". 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 Cecile born Dec 11, 1936

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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 Southern Africa approximately on 1050. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. 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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