SISSY
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: SIS-ee   [key]
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.
Related Names
MASCULINE FORM: Francis
OTHER LANGUAGES: Caecilia, Prisca, Priscilla (Ancient Roman), Frantziska (Basque), Prisca, Priscilla (Biblical), Priska, Priskilla (Biblical Greek), Prisca, Priscilla (Biblical Latin), Franseza (Breton), Francesca (Catalan), Cecilija, Franka, Cila (Croatian), Cecílie, Cecilie, Františka (Czech), Cecilie, Cille, Silje, Sille (Danish), Cécile, Cecilia, Prisca, Cilla, Silke (Dutch), Cecilia, Silja (Finnish), Cécile, Françoise (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, Silje (Norwegian), Cecylia, Franciszka (Polish), Cecília, Francisca, Priscila (Portuguese), Tsetsiliya (Russian), Frangag, Sìleas (Scottish), Cecília (Slovak), Cecilija, Frančiška, Cila, Cilka (Slovene), Cecilia, Francisca, Priscila (Spanish), Cecilia, Cilla (Swedish)