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 Cely

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  • A user from South Carolina, United States says the name Cely is of Unknown origin and means "Horse".

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From Proto-Slavic *cělъ

Notable Persons With the Last Name Cely

William was born in 1973.


Nathalie was born on December 28th, 1965 in Portoviejo. Nathalie is also known as Cely Suárez and Nathalie.


Damien was born on April 13th, 1989.


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Popularity of Cely as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cely U.S.
  White 43.01% 64.26%
  African American 8.24% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 47.31% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cely

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

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Fun Facts about the name Cely

  • How Popular is the name Cely? Cely is the 83,712th most popular name of all time. As a last name Cely was the 70,208th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Cely have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Cely in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cely? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2008 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Cely first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cely is Saturday, March 15th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Cely born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cely was in 2008 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Cely: Your name in reverse order is Ylec. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lyce. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cely? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 279 people with the last name Cely.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cely? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Cely as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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.
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