Cecil meaning and origin

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Latin
Usage: English, English, Finnish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian and Icelandic
Pronunciation: \"pronunciation
Meaning: Blind, Sixth and The Elements Caecus Meaning Blind
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Of Latin origin, Cherished and Enduring Cecil is used predominantly in Finnish, Swedish, English, Danish, Icelandic and Norwegian and a gender insensitive name, Cecil means "Blind One, Sixth or The Elements Caecus Meaning Blind". Also Cecil is equivalent of Cécile in Nordic language. Also Cecil is equivalent of Caecilius in English language.

Variants of Cecil

Caecilius, Cece, Celio, Caelius, Cäcilius, Cécile, Cecilia, Cécil, Ceci, Caelianus, Cacelia, Cecilie, Celia

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Popularity of Cecil

a popular name in United States with over 113866 new-borns have been given the name since 1880. Currently the name is rising, in 1902, the moniker grabbed the 65th spot and 2459 baby boys were given the name. Moreover, the first name has been to the top 100 baby names 35 times Cecil is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales, its highest ever rank is 1889 (2000) in its 14 years run on England and Wales naming chart. Also, in Ireland, it has been in use since 1964 and achieved its top most rank of 181 in 1965. In France, it had been in use since 1909 and made it to the top 600 but has appeared since 2010. Over 111 babies in France have been named Cecil.

But Cecil is a popular baby name in South Africa where every 1 in 5000 have the name as well as in, Philippines, Jamaica, Canada, England and Ghana. At least, 170000 people globally have carried Cecil as their given name according to our research.

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Cecil in Nordic countries

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Here's what numbers has to say about Cecil

The sky is your only limit when it comes to goals. And you are respected for living according to your own rules. Stick to your beliefs and hang out with people who boost your confidence and encourage you to do more. You desire to change constantly and you get easily bored. You often doubt your skills when you see someone more gifted, or better than you. Use your influence and attractiveness to ‘force' people to do the right thing when necessary.

Other names similar to Cecil

  •  Amyas - Rarefied and Contemporary Amyas came from Latin bestowed upon boys, meaning of Amyas is "Friendship" is predominantly used in English
  •  Elvine - Far-out Elvine is used specifically in Swedish and Danish is rooted from Latin, Elvine means "Noble Friend" is given to girls
  •  Adriana - Darling and Mainstream Sky-scraping Adriana is originated from Latin is especially used in Danish and Swedish, Adriana means "Square Room or Etruscan" is a gender-neutral name
  •  Belah - Offbeat and Contemporary Belah is originated from Hungarian and Latin is majorly used in Hebrew, a baby girl name, Belah means "Sacred Wood Apple Tree, Evening Time and White". Belah is derived from Bela.
  •  Celsina means Very Good has origin in Latin
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Namesakes of Cecil

    Cecil Foster, Canadian novelist, essayist, journalist
  • Cecil Sharp, founding father of the folk-song revival in England
  • Cecil Graves,
  • Cecil McGivern, British broadcasting executive
  • Cecil Chesterton, English journalist and political commentator
  • Cecil Charles Worster-Drought, English physician
  • Cecil King, Irish abstract-minimalist painter
  • Cecil Roth, British Jewish historian
  • Cecil Woodham-Smith, British historian and biographer
  • Cecil Roberts, English journalist, poet, dramatist and novelist
  • Cecil Hart, head coach of the Montreal Canadiens
  • Cecil C. Rousseau, mathematician and author
  • Cecil Mack, African American composer
  • Cecil Franks, British solicitor and politician from Manchester
  • Cecil J. Edmonds, British political officer
  • Cecil Lowry-Corry, 6th Earl Belmore, son of Somerset Lowry-Corry
  • Cecil Wedgwood, British soldier and partner
  • Cecil de Cardonnel, 2nd Baroness Dynevor, Welsh peeress
  • Cecil Collins, English painter and printmaker originally associated with the Surrealist movement
  • Cecil Wakeley, British surgeon
  • Cecil Touchon, "Fusion Series #2174" By Cecil Touchon
  • Cecil Murphy, Australian politician
  • Cecil Madigan, Australian explorer and geologist, academic
  • Cecil Lavery, Irish lawyer, Fine Gael politician and judge
  • Cecil Tyndale-Biscoe, British missionary and educationist
  • Cecil Maxwell, English first-class cricketer
  • Cecil Alec Mace, British philosopher and industrial psychologist
  • Cecil FitzMaurice, 8th Earl of Orkney, Scottish peer
  • Cecil Langley Doughty, British comics artist and illustrator
  • Cecil Creal, was mayor of Ann Arbor,
  • Cecil Dennis, Liberian political figure
  • Cecil Edgar Tilley, Australian-British petrologist and geologist
  • Cecil Salmon, agronomist
  • Cecil McMaster, South African athlete,
  • Cecil Bødker, Danish writer and poet
  • Cecil Rawle, is Dominica's first national hero
  • Cecil Broadhurst, Canadian artist, songwriter, actor and playwright
  • Cecil Mallaby Firth, British Egyptologist
  • Cecil Wilson, British pacifist Labour Party Member of Parliament
  • Cecil Margo, South African Supreme Court Justice and war hero
  • Cecil Lowther, British general and Conservative politician
  • Cecil Wilson, county cricketer and Anglican bishop
  • Cecil Newman, American civic leader and prominent businessman
  • Cecil Weld-Forester, 1st Baron Forester, Tory British Member of Parliament and later peer
  • Cecil Weld-Forester, 5th Baron Forester, from 1886 to 1894
  • Cecil Poole, Labour Party politician in the United Kingdom
  • Cecil Burton, first-class cricketer,
  • Cecil Norton, 1st Baron Rathcreedan, British Liberal Party politician
  • Cecil Howard Green, British-born American geophysicist
  • Cecil R. Reynolds, American psychology professor best
  • Cecil B. DeMille, American filmmaker
  • Cecil Day-Lewis, Anglo-Irish poet and the Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom

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