Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Norwegian and Danish diminutive of Cecilia.

Related Names

VariantsCille, Sille(Danish)
Other Languages & CulturesCaecilia(Ancient Roman) Cecília(Catalan) Cecilija(Croatian) Cecílie, Cecilie(Czech) 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)
Surname DescendantSilje(Norwegian)

Popularity

People think this name is

youthful   informal   common   strange   simple  

Name Days

Estonia: November 22
Norway: November 22
Entry updated July 1, 2008