Sicily

First Name
1k
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since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sicily

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  1. The largest island in the Mediterranean
  2. The Italian region on the island of Sicily
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From Italian Sicilia, from Latin Sicilia, from Ancient Greek Σικελία (Sikelía), from Σίκελος (Síkelos, “Sicels”), the name of an ancient, indigenous people on the Tiber.

  1. An autonomous region and island of Italy.

Notable Persons Named Sicily

She was most prominent from 1995 to 1995. Sicily was given the name Sicily Sewell on October 1st, 1985 in Pontiac, Michigan,. Sicily is also known as Sicily.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Sicily

Saint Agatha of Sicily was a saint. She holds the title Virgin and Martyr. Saint was born in 231 in Catania or Palermo, Sicily. She died in 251.

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Roger was born as the child of Tancred of Hauteville in 1031. He died on June 22nd, 1101.

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Maria Amalia of Naples and Sicily was royalty. Her career lasted from 1830 to 1848. Maria was born as the child of Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies and Maria Carolina of Austria on April 26th, 1782 in Palace of Caserta. She passed away on March 24th, 1866.

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She was most prominent from 1790 to 1802. Luisa was born as the child of Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies and Maria Carolina of Austria on July 27th, 1773 in Royal Palace of Naples. She passed away on September 19th, 1802.

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Her most notable accomplishments were from 1276 to 1285. Constance was born as the child of Manfred, King of Sicily, Beatrice of Savoy, and Marchioness of Saluzzo in 1249 in Sicily. She died on April 9th, 1302.

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Maria Antonia of Naples and Sicily was royalty. She holds the title Princess of Asturias. Maria was born as the child of Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies and Maria Carolina of Austria on December 14th, 1784 in Palace of Caserta. She passed away on May 21st, 1806.

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How popular is the baby name Sicily in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1973 12 12 0
1974 12 12 0
1975 8 8 0
1976 9 9 0
1977 9 9 0
1978 10 10 0
1980 8 8 0
1981 9 9 0
1982 7 7 0
1983 5 5 0
1985 7 7 0
1987 5 5 0
1989 9 9 0
1990 5 5 0
1991 6 6 0
1992 14 14 0
1993 12 12 0
1994 14 14 0
1995 15 15 0
1996 12 12 0
1997 19 19 0
1998 16 16 0
1999 27 27 0
2000 27 27 0
2001 32 32 0
2002 33 33 0
2003 40 40 0
2004 44 44 0
2005 60 60 0
2006 74 74 0
2007 71 71 0
2008 61 61 0
2009 58 58 0
2010 51 51 0
2011 53 53 0
2012 58 58 0
2013 50 50 0
2014 51 51 0
2015 58 58 0
2016 36 36 0
2017 41 41 0

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Popularity of Sicily as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Sicily

  • How Popular is the name Sicily? Sicily is the 9,673rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Sicily have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,148 babies born with the first name Sicily in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sicily to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sicily? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1973 when it was given as a first name to 12 new born babies.
  • When was Sicily first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sicily is Thursday, November 18th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Sicily born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sicily was in 2006 with a total of 74 babies.
  • Random Sicily Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sicily is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 8 babies in California have the same name as you in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Sicily: Your name in reverse order is Ylicis. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iycisl. 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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