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Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. SIS-ee
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of CECILIA, FRANCES or PRISCILLA. It can also be taken from the nickname, which originated as a nursery form of the word sister.
Masculine FormsCecil, Francis
Other Languages & CulturesCaecilia, Prisca, Priscilla(Ancient Roman) Frantziska(Basque) Prisca, Priscilla(Biblical) Priska, Priskilla(Biblical Greek) Prisca, Priscilla(Biblical Latin) Frañseza(Breton) Francesca(Catalan) Cecilija, Franka(Croatian) Cecílie, Cecilie, Františka(Czech) Cecilie, Cecilia, Cille, Silje, Sille(Danish) Cécile, Cecilia, Prisca, Cilla, Silke(Dutch) Cecilia, Silja(Finnish) Cécile, France, Françoise, Priscille, Priscilla(French) Cäcilia, Cäcilie, Caecilia, Franziska, Priska, Cecilia, Silke, Zilla(German) Cecília, Franciska, Piroska, Cili(Hungarian) Sheila, Síle(Irish) Cecilia, Franca, Francesca, Priscilla, Scilla(Italian) Francisca(Late Roman) Cecilie, Cecilia, Silje(Norwegian) Cecylia, Franciszka(Polish) Cecília, Francisca, Priscila, Cila(Portuguese) Cecilia(Romanian) Tsetsiliya(Russian) Frantzisca(Sardinian) Frangag, Sìleas(Scottish) Cecília(Slovak) Cecilija, Frančiška, Cilka(Slovene) Cecilia, Francisca, Priscila(Spanish) Cecilia, Cilla(Swedish)

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