Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. seh-SEEL-yeh(Norwegian, Danish)  [key]

Meaning & History

Norwegian and Danish form of Cecilia, as well as a Czech variant of Cecílie.

Related Names

VariantsCecilia, Sidsel, Sissel(Norwegian) Cecilia, Sidsel(Danish) Cecílie(Czech)
DiminutivesSilje(Norwegian) Cille, Silje, Sille(Danish)
Other Languages & CulturesCaecilia(Ancient Roman) Cecília(Catalan) Cecilija(Croatian) Cecilia, Cilla, Silke(Dutch) Cecilia, Cecily, Sheila, Cece, Cecelia, Celia, Cicely, Cissy, Shayla, Sheelagh, Shelagh, Shelia, Shyla, Sissie, Sissy(English) Silja(Estonian) Cecilia, Silja(Finnish) Cécile, Cécilia(French) Cäcilia, Cäcilie, Silke, Zilla(German) Cecília, Cili(Hungarian) Sheila, Síle(Irish) Cecilia(Italian) Cecylia(Polish) Cecília, Cila(Portuguese) Cecilia(Romanian) Tsetsiliya(Russian) Sìleas(Scottish Gaelic) Cecília(Slovak) Cecilija, Cilka(Slovene) Cecilija(Sorbian) Cecilia(Spanish) Cecilia, Cilla(Swedish)
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People think this name is

classic   formal   upper class   wholesome   delicate   refined   strange   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Norway: November 22


Entry updated November 20, 2020