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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ceili

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  • A submission from Ohio, United States says the name Ceili means "Slender" and is of Irish origin.
  • A submission from Canada says the name Ceili means "Party" and is of Irish origin.

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Borrowing from Irish céilí (“Irish dancing session”), Scottish Gaelic ceilidh.

  1. A social event with traditional Irish or Scottish music and dancing.

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Fun Facts about the name Ceili

  • How Popular is the name Ceili? Ceili is the 22,722nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ceili have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 277 babies born with the first name Ceili in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ceili to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ceili? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1989 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Ceili born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ceili was in 1997 with a total of 23 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Ceili: Your name in reverse order is Iliec. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ielci. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Ceili born Apr 25, 1991

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 Japan approximately on 1050. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.