Cecile name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Latin
Usage: English, French, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Cecile ce-ci-le
Meaning: Blind, From the Latin Cecilia and Sixth
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What does Cecile mean?

Unfading and Noteworthy Cecile principally is used in Norwegian, Finnish, French, Swedish, English and Danish, meaning of Cecile is "Blind, From the Latin Cecilia or Sixth" and a gender-neutral name is originated from Latin.

Cecile is variant form of admired Cecily. Cecily is English form of Cecilia. Also Cecily is English equivalent of Cecilia. Cecily is also Latin and French equivalent of Cecilia. Cecily is also English cognate of Caecilia.

Originated from Latin, Well-Known and Perpetual Cecily, Cecily means "Sixth and Blind One". Cecile is Nordic cognate of Cécile.

How do I pronounce Cecile?

The most common way to pronounce three syllabled Cecile is ce-ci-le.

Variants of Cecile

Cesile, Cecily, Caecilius, Cecilia, Cacilie, Cécile, Cécil, Cacelia, Cecilie, Celia

Names that rhyme with Cecile

How popular is the name Cecile?

Cecile is common in United States where over 20458 new-borns have been given the name since 1880. At the peak of its usage in 1898, 495 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 221st position.

Additionally, the given name has been in Cecile is a familiar baby name in France, during its short term of usage, the name has been to the top 1000 names. In 2011, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 908 on girl names chart when 56 babies were named Cecile.

Over 169 people have been named Cecile in France.

Cecile is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales, even after 21 years of presence it could not make beyond the top 2000.

There are over 129 babies that have been given the name Cecile in England and Wales. Cecile is a rare baby name in Belgium still in use today. However things change on global perspective, Cecile is extremely popular in DR Congo where every 1 in 500 have the name.

Also the baby name is popular in Cameroon, Benin, Rwanda, Burundi, Philippines, Guinea, Canada, Burkina Faso and Ivory Coast. At least, 450000 people around the globe have been given the name as per our evaluation.

View more ▾View full list ▾[1] Source: Social Security Administration


Cecile in Nordic countries

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Numerological analysis of Cecile

If letter C is your cornerstone, you have a highly developed intuition. You hate people who play hard to get. Focus on what's important to you rather than focusing on making other people content. Your heart is as big as a mountain. The only person you need to prove yourself is the person you see in the mirror every day. People see you as an exceptional human being because of your determination and fearless attitude.

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  •  Viturin - Commonly used in Rhaeto-Romanic, Viturin is of Latin origin and a baby boy name, meaning of Viturin is "Victory or The Victor"
  •  Diva - The queer girl name Diva means "Goddess Singer, Powerful Women or Gift of God" dominantly used in Sanskrit, Hindi and Gujarati is rooted from Latin and Sanskrit languages
  •  Kristiana means Follower of Christ or Christian is commonly used in Latvian, Swedish and Finnish. Its origin is in Latin is mostly bestowed upon girls
  •  Kajetane - Of Latin origin, Kajetane means "A Native of Gaeta" is used as a girl name
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Sibling Names for Cecile

If you're searching for sibling names that complement the timeless charm of "Cecile", you've come to the right place. Whether you're expecting twins, triplets or just looking to expand your family, here are some inspired choices that will perfectly harmonize with this classic moniker.

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Famous people named Cecile

  • Cecile Licad, Filipina classical pianist
  • Cecile Hulse Matschat, American geographer and botanist
  • Cecile Richards, American pro-choice activist
  • Cecile of France, daughter of Philip I of France and Bertrade de Montfort
  • Cecile Reynaud, volleyball educator and retired coach of the Florida State Lady Seminoles volleyball team
  • In 1922, Cecile Bonnel characterized the role of Vera Harper in action film Speed.
  • Cecile Chevreau, from 1948 mystery film Death in the Hand, who portrayed the Sylvia Mottram.
  • In 1980 drama flick, Waisetsu dokyumento renzoku henshitsu ma, Cecile Goda portrayed N.
  • Cecile Monteyne portrayed the leading role of Natalie in 2017 comedy, drama movie One Night Stand Off.


  1. Social Security Administration, https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/index.html
  2. Office for National Statistics, https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/livebirths
  3. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques, https://www.insee.fr/fr/statistiques/2540004
  4. Sociale Verzekeringsbank, https://statbel.fgov.be/en/themes/population/family-names-and-first-names/first-names-boys-and-girls
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