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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cecily

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  1. A female given name, from the medieval vernacular form of Cecilia.

Notable Persons Named Cecily

Cecily Strong is a satire, political satire, news satire, improvisational theatre, and sketch comedy comedian. Cecily was born on February 8th, 1984 in Springfield, Illinois, US.

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Cecily of York was royalty. She holds the title Viscountess Welles. Cecily was born as the child of Edward IV of England and Elizabeth Woodville on March 20th, 1469 in Palace of Westminster. She breathed her last breath on August 24th, 1507.

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Cecily Neville was royalty. She holds the title Duchess of York. Cecily was born as the child of Ralph Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland, Joan Beaufort, and Countess of Westmorland on May 3rd, 1415 in Raby Castle, Durham, England. She left this life on May 31st, 1495.

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Cecily Adams was an actress, casting director, acting coach, and lyricist. Her career lasted from 1982 to 2004. Cecily was given the name Cecily April Adams on February 6th, 1958 in Jamaica, Queens. She passed away on March 3rd, 2004.

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Cecily von Ziegesar is a drama, comedy, short, romance, short film, and romance novel writer. She has been prominent since 2002. Cecily was given the name Cecily Brooke von Ziegesar .

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Cecily Brown is an artist. Cecily was born in London, England, United Kingdom.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1911 5 5 0
1916 5 5 0
1917 10 10 0
1919 11 11 0
1920 11 11 0
1921 7 7 0
1922 13 13 0
1923 12 12 0
1924 14 14 0
1925 9 9 0
1926 13 13 0
1927 17 17 0
1928 11 11 0
1929 10 10 0
1930 14 14 0
1931 11 11 0
1932 14 14 0
1933 11 11 0
1934 17 17 0
1935 17 17 0
1936 25 25 0
1937 17 17 0
1938 20 20 0
1939 22 22 0
1940 12 12 0
1941 11 11 0
1942 41 41 0
1943 21 21 0
1944 26 26 0
1945 28 28 0
1946 35 35 0
1947 30 30 0
1948 36 36 0
1949 47 47 0
1950 42 42 0
1951 35 35 0
1952 52 52 0
1953 50 50 0
1954 51 51 0
1955 50 50 0
1956 43 43 0
1957 53 53 0
1958 41 41 0
1959 66 66 0
1960 47 47 0
1961 55 55 0
1962 36 36 0
1963 37 37 0
1964 38 38 0
1965 41 41 0
1966 44 44 0
1967 40 40 0
1968 32 32 0
1969 55 55 0
1970 61 61 0
1971 55 55 0
1972 55 55 0
1973 114 114 0
1974 130 130 0
1975 110 110 0
1976 81 81 0
1977 94 94 0
1978 96 96 0
1979 86 86 0
1980 73 73 0
1981 73 73 0
1982 56 56 0
1983 58 58 0
1984 58 58 0
1985 62 62 0
1986 49 49 0
1987 150 150 0
1988 235 235 0
1989 473 473 0
1990 404 404 0
1991 189 189 0
1992 134 134 0
1993 117 117 0
1994 117 117 0
1995 143 143 0
1996 132 132 0
1997 127 127 0
1998 112 112 0
1999 108 108 0
2000 95 95 0
2001 98 98 0
2002 87 87 0
2003 100 100 0
2004 88 88 0
2005 101 101 0
2006 119 119 0
2007 98 98 0
2008 111 111 0
2009 109 109 0
2010 97 97 0
2011 104 104 0
2012 114 114 0
2013 168 168 0
2014 242 242 0
2015 214 214 0
2016 196 196 0
2017 188 188 0

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Fun Facts about the name Cecily

  • How Popular is the name Cecily? Cecily is the 2,944th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Cecily have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,592 babies born with the first name Cecily in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cecily to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cecily? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1911 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Cecily first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cecily is Saturday, April 30th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Cecily born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cecily was in 1989 with a total of 473 babies.
  • Random Cecily Factoid: According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cecily is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1998.
  • Weird things about the name Cecily: Your name in reverse order is Ylicec. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ilccey. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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