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I prefer the spelling Cecilia. It is a very beautiful name.
-- Anonymous User  10/31/2006
There is a novelist named Cecelia Ahern.
-- Anonymous User  11/28/2006
Fantastic American historical novelist, Cecelia Holland.
-- Anonymous User  12/2/2007
"Sorcery & Cecelia" in the first book in a trilogy about two proper young ladies, the cousins Cecelia and Kate, and their misadventures in Regency England high society. After reading the book I found that I liked this spelling better than "Cecilia."
-- Anonymous User  8/3/2008
This name is graceful, it's so beautiful.
-- L0ck3t  1/19/2009
This spelling would never work where I live. To me it looks like it's pronounced seh-SEH-lee-ah instead of seh-SEE-lee-ah.
-- Anonymous User  7/21/2009
I like the spelling Cecilia so much better.
-- -Julia-  8/19/2009
I love this spelling! It looks so much more elegant to me. It's easier to pronounce for me as well. I sometimes want to read Cecilia as "Seh-sill-ee-uh" because of Cilia from Life Science. That's actually a really unpleasant association. Plus, I think this spelling lends itself better to nicknames like CeCe/Cece and Celia.
-- tigerlily0909  11/23/2010
This spelling was actually slightly more popular than Cecilia from the 1880s through the early 1900s. Cecelia peaked in 1907 at #174. That was not super popular, but it was a bit more popular than Cecilia at #214. However, Cecilia is now much, much less popular. It is way down at #738 as opposed to Cecilia's #265.
(All of this information is taken from the social security website: www.ssa.gov/OACT/babynames).
-- tigerlily0909  11/23/2010
I used to not like this name, but it's growing on me. I've only met one person named Cecelia, (although it might've been Cecilia, I like Cecelia a little more) and she went by cici, which I think is cute :)
-- Oohvintage  1/13/2013
Cecelia Bellomy, American playwright and actress.
-- lizajeansunbeam  7/18/2014
This is one of my favorite girl names right now, although I used to hate the name. Now I love it, but only with the spelling Cecelia. I can't stand the Cecilia spelling. It is a beautiful name, though, and I'm not sure why I hated it so much!
-- LoverOfNames  4/19/2015
St Cecilia, patron saint of music, was blind, hence why most sites say that the name means "blind". I read that St Cecilia was noted to love music and singing and continued singing right up until her martyrdom.
-- queen_vic  10/4/2015
I much prefer this spelling. It seems more intuitive to me, that Celia is spelled thus, and Cecelia should too. And as previous poster's commented, cilia is a biological term. I also agree that Cecelia is more intuitive spelling for the nickname Cece.
I also used to dislike this name, for me it was childish associations with it sounding like seals/sealions. Of course now I don't think that! And it is on my short list as a possible name for my second daughter. It is sophisticated, pretty and meaningful name choice. Especially for Catholics and Christians who love music and singing!
-- queen_vic  10/4/2015
I don't like this spelling, but thats just me because I always prefer the authentic spellings, and although Cecelia is not a stretch, Cecilia just looks more elegant.
-- lordybass  11/22/2015

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