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Origin and Meaning of Cissy

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  1. Having unsuitable feminine qualities
  1. Alternative spelling of sissy
  2. (LGBT slang, sometimes derogatory) A cissexual or cisgender person.

Notable Persons Named Cissy

Cissy Houston is a soul music, gospel music, and disco musician. She plays Vocals. Her ongoing career started in 1956. Cissy was given the name Emily Drinkard on September 30th, 1933 in Newark, New Jersey, U.S.


Cissy King is a singer, dancer, singing, and dance. Cissy was given the name Claire Yvonne King on January 3rd, 1946.


Cissy van Marxveldt was a writer. Cissy was given the name Setske de Haan on November 24th, 1889 in Oranjewoud, Netherlands. She left this life on October 31st, 1948.


Cissy Fitzgerald was an actress. She was most prominent from 1890 to 1937. Cissy was born on February 1st, 1873 in England, UK. Cissy is also known as The Girl with the Wink". She breathed her last breath on May 10th, 1941.


Cissy van Bennekom was a comedy, actor, and actress. Cissy was given the name Ciccy van Bennekom on July 11th, 1911 in Haarlem. She passed away on March 1st, 2005.


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Fun Facts about the name Cissy

  • How Popular is the name Cissy? Cissy is the 17,779th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Cissy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 430 babies born with the first name Cissy in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cissy 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 Cissy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1946 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Cissy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cissy is Friday, October 15th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Cissy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cissy was in 1971 with a total of 26 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Cissy: Your name in reverse order is Yssic. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Isscy. 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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