Cecilia: baby girl name meaning and popularity


This name might mean "blind," but it's the perfect name for a little girl who will (like the classic Simon and Garfunkel song says) break your heart at some point as she grows up. The name was created for Saint Cecilia, the (blind) patron saint of musicians, who was martyred in the 2nd century.


Cici, CC, Cece, Sissy, Cissy, Celia.

Famous people named Cecilia:

Former Miss Universe, TV journalist, and political spouse Cecilia Bolocco; Cecilia Peck, actress and daughter of actor Gregory Peck; classic American actress Cecilia Parker.

Fun fact:

Fictional character Cecilia Tallis appeared in Atonement.

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