GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: tse-TSEE-lya (German)  [details]

Meaning & History

German form of CECILIA, as well as the original Latin form.
VARIANTS: Cäcilia, Cäcilie, Cecilia (German)
DIMINUTIVES: Silke, Zilla (German)
MASCULINE FORM: Caecilius (Ancient Roman)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Cecilija (Croatian), Cecílie, Cecilie (Czech), Cecilie, Cecilia, Cille, Silje, Sille (Danish), Cécile, Cecilia, Cilla, Silke (Dutch), Cecilia, Cecily, Sheila, Cece, Cecelia, Celia, Cicely, Cissy, Shayla, Sheelagh, Shelagh, Shelia, Shyla, Sissie, Sissy (English), Cecilia, Silja (Finnish), Cécile (French), Cecília, Cili (Hungarian), Sheila, Síle (Irish), Cecilia (Italian), Cecilie, Cecilia, Silje (Norwegian), Cecylia (Polish), Cecília, Cila (Portuguese), Cecilia (Romanian), Tsetsiliya (Russian), Sìleas (Scottish), Cecília (Slovak), Cecilija, Cilka (Slovene), Cecilia (Spanish), Cecilia, Cilla (Swedish)
Entry updated July 2, 2017