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Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. SES-ə-lee

Meaning & History

English form of CECILIA. This was the usual English form during the Middle Ages.
DiminutivesCece, Celia, Sissy
Masculine FormCecil
Other Languages & CulturesCaecilia(Ancient Roman) Cecilija(Croatian) Cecílie, Cecilie(Czech) Cecilie, Cecilia, Cille, Silje, Sille(Danish) Cécile, Cecilia, Cilla, Silke(Dutch) Cecilia, Silja(Finnish) Cécile(French) Cäcilia, Cäcilie, Caecilia, Cecilia, Silke, Zilla(German) Cecília, Cili(Hungarian) Sheila, Síle(Irish) Cecilia(Italian) Cecilie, Cecilia, Silje(Norwegian) Cecylia(Polish) Cecília, Cila(Portuguese) Cecilia(Romanian) Tsetsiliya(Russian) Sìleas(Scottish) Cecília(Slovak) Cecilija, Cilka(Slovene) Cecilia(Spanish) Cecilia, Cilla(Swedish)


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