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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. tseh-TSEE-lya(German)
kie-KEE-lee-a(Classical Latin)
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Meaning & History

German form of CECILIA, as well as the original Latin form.
VariantsCäcilia, Cäcilie, Cecilia(German)
DiminutivesSilke, Zilla(German)
Masculine FormCaecilius(Ancient Roman)
Other Languages & CulturesCecilija(Croatian) Cecílie, Cecilie(Czech) Cecilie, Cecilia, Cille, Sidsel, Silje, Sille(Danish) Cecilia, Cilla, Silke(Dutch) Cecilia, Cecily, Sheila, Cece, Cecelia, Celia, Cicely, Cissy, Shayla, Sheelagh, Shelagh, Shelia, Shyla, Sissie, Sissy(English) Cecilia, Silja(Finnish) Cécile, Cécilia(French) Cecília, Cili(Hungarian) Sheila, Síle(Irish) Cecilia(Italian) Cecilie, Cecilia, Sidsel, Silje, Sissel(Norwegian) Cecylia(Polish) Cecília, Cila(Portuguese) Cecilia(Romanian) Tsetsiliya(Russian) Sìleas(Scottish) Cecília(Slovak) Cecilija, Cilka(Slovene) Cecilija(Sorbian) Cecilia(Spanish) Cecilia, Cilla(Swedish)
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