First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cele

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Alt. Meaning

C is for compatible, a friend's friend.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

L is for luster, your shine.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

Notable Persons Named Cele

Cele was born on March 21st, 1942 in Sioux City, Iowa. She left this life on April 11th, 2014.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Cele

Henry Cele was an actor and footballer. Henry was born on January 30th, 1949 in Durban. He left this life on November 2nd, 2007.


Bheki Cele is a Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries, and DeputyMinister of Agriculture. Bheki was born on April 22nd, 1952.


Siboniso was born on March 23rd, 1985.


Zamandosi Cele is a soccer player for the Durban Ladies F.C. Zamandosi was born on December 26th, 1990 in South Africa.


Khalipha was born on March 19th, 1993 in Port Shepstone.


Mthokozisi Cele is a sports team member for the Lamontville Golden Arrows F.C.


Common last names for Cele

  • Cohen

Fun Facts about the name Cele

  • How Popular is the name Cele? Cele is the 32,916th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Cele have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 129 babies born with the first name Cele in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cele 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 Cele? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1901 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Cele first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cele is Tuesday, December 25th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Cele born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cele was in 1912 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Random Cele Factoid: According to the 1912 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cele is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1912.
  • Weird things about the name Cele: Your name in reverse order is Elec. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lece. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.