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Celia

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 90 90 0
1881 107 107 0
1882 126 126 0
1883 101 101 0
1884 122 122 0
1885 153 153 0
1886 147 147 0
1887 154 154 0
1888 196 196 0
1889 167 167 0
1890 204 204 0
1891 187 187 0
1892 222 222 0
1893 219 219 0
1894 254 254 0
1895 273 273 0
1896 258 258 0
1897 260 260 0
1898 265 265 0
1899 231 231 0
1900 316 316 0
1901 251 251 0
1902 285 285 0
1903 278 278 0
1904 293 293 0
1905 270 270 0
1906 289 289 0
1907 314 314 0
1908 351 351 0
1909 324 324 0
1910 402 402 0
1911 410 410 0
1912 519 519 0
1913 532 532 0
1914 692 692 0
1915 853 853 0
1916 810 810 0
1917 839 839 0
1918 791 791 0
1919 711 711 0
1920 726 726 0
1921 690 690 0
1922 678 678 0
1923 669 663 6
1924 662 662 0
1925 661 661 0
1926 606 606 0
1927 614 607 7
1928 550 550 0
1929 514 509 5
1930 567 559 8
1931 498 490 8
1932 392 386 6
1933 436 430 6
1934 449 444 5
1935 424 424 0
1936 419 419 0
1937 419 411 8
1938 413 413 0
1939 373 373 0
1940 381 381 0
1941 388 388 0
1942 407 407 0
1943 405 405 0
1944 428 428 0
1945 377 377 0
1946 400 400 0
1947 457 457 0
1948 489 489 0
1949 498 498 0
1950 508 508 0
1951 576 576 0
1952 638 638 0
1953 579 579 0
1954 549 549 0
1955 603 603 0
1956 559 559 0
1957 519 519 0
1958 530 530 0
1959 536 536 0
1960 541 541 0
1961 531 531 0
1962 553 553 0
1963 448 448 0
1964 376 376 0
1965 357 357 0
1966 301 301 0
1967 270 270 0
1968 265 265 0
1969 237 237 0
1970 357 357 0
1971 278 278 0
1972 223 218 5
1973 233 233 0
1974 234 234 0
1975 206 206 0
1976 211 211 0
1977 246 246 0
1978 218 218 0
1979 247 247 0
1980 281 276 5
1981 294 294 0
1982 257 257 0
1983 400 400 0
1984 507 502 5
1985 406 406 0
1986 358 358 0
1987 329 329 0
1988 342 342 0
1989 310 310 0
1990 391 391 0
1991 352 352 0
1992 342 342 0
1993 343 343 0
1994 303 303 0
1995 318 318 0
1996 336 336 0
1997 360 360 0
1998 384 384 0
1999 409 409 0
2000 408 408 0
2001 424 424 0
2002 388 388 0
2003 406 406 0
2004 406 406 0
2005 410 410 0
2006 406 406 0
2007 370 370 0
2008 390 390 0
2009 376 376 0
2010 375 375 0
2011 372 372 0
2012 376 376 0
2013 353 353 0
2014 355 355 0
2015 323 323 0

Fun Facts about the name Celia

  • How many people with the first name Celia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 53,345 babies born with the first name Celia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Celia to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Celia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 90 new born babies.
  • When was Celia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Celia is Tuesday, December 31st, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Celia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Celia was in 1915 with a total of 853 babies.
  • Random Celia Factoid: According to the 1927 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Celia ranks 50th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 20 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 1927.
  • Weird things about the name Celia: Your name in reverse order is Ailec. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eacli. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Celia? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 597 people with the last name Celia.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Celia? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Celia as their last name since less than 1 person in 500k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Popularity of Celia as a first name

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Popularity of Celia as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Celia U.S.
  White 84.25% 64.26%
  African American 1.17% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.01% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 12.40% 16.26%

Of Last Name Celia

People with the last name Celia are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

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Origin and Meaning of Celia

The name "Celia" is of Latin origin, and it means "Heaven". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary

Latin Caelia, feminine of Roman family name Caelius, probably from caelum "heaven". Introduced into English by Shakespeare in As You Like It.

  1. A female given name.

Celia was also found in the following language(s): Spanish

Notable Persons With the Name Celia

Celia Cruz

Celia Cruz was a salsa, guaracha, son, bolero, rumba, guaguancó, salsa music, son (music), and cuban rumba musician. Her career lasted from 1948 to 2003. Celia was given the name Úrsula Hilaria Celia de la Caridad Cruz Alfonso on October 21st, 1925 in Havana. She breathed her last breath on July 16th, 2003.

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Celia Imrie

Celia Imrie is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1973 to present. Celia was given the name Celia Diana Savile Imrie on July 15th, 1952 in Guildford, Surrey, England.

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Celia Weston

Celia Weston is an actress. She has been prominent since 1979. Celia was born on December 14th, 1951 in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

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Mattie Blaylock

Mattie Blaylock was a prostitute. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1873 to 1873. Mattie was given the name Celia Ann Blaylock in 1850 in Johnson County, Iowa. Mattie is also known as Celie and Celia. She breathed her last breath on July 3rd, 1888.

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Dame Celia Johnson

Dame Celia Johnson was a leading person. She was most prominent from 1939 to 1982. Dame was given the name Celia Elizabeth Johnson on December 18th, 1908 in Richmond, Surrey, England. She passed away on April 26th, 1982.

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Daisy Haggard

Daisy Haggard is an important individual. Daisy was given the name Celia Daisy Morna Haggard by her parent Piers Haggard on March 22nd, 1978 in London, United Kingdom.

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  • Celia Sanchez
    (famous person)
  • Celia Ireland
    (actress)
  • Celia Pacquola
    (comedian)
  • Celia Lovsky
    (actress)
  • Célia Šašić
    (soccer player)
  • Celia Kaye
    (actress:)
  • Celia Sawyer
    (businesswoman)
  • Celia Thaxter
    (writer)
  • Celia Wade-Brown
    (Mayor of Wellington)
  • Celia Rees
    (author)
  • Celia Franca
    (leading human)
  • Celia Adler
    (actress)
  • Celia Kritharioti
    (fashion designer)
  • Celia Douty
    (resort worker)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Celia

David Celia

David Celia is a folk rock singer-songwriter. He plays Guitar. He has had major accomplishments since 1989.

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What does the name Celia mean?

Cis for captive, your web of charm.

Eis for elate, you make others happy.

Lis for look, the way you look at life.

Iis for intuitive, others should trust your instincts

Ais for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

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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). 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License). Wiktionary: Titles and License. Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.

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