Cecilia

Cecilia ( /sɨˈsiːliə/ ses-SEE-lee-ə; ) is a female given name of Latin origin meaning the way for the blind. It is derived from a Roman family name, which was itself derived from the Latin word caecus, meaning blind.

Cecilia, which is the name of Saint Cecilia, the patron saint of music, has been a consistently used name in the United States, where it has ranked among the top 500 names for girls for more than 100 years. It was the 274th most popular name for American girls born in 2007. It was the 317th most popular given name for women and girls in the United States census of 1990. It also ranked among the top 100 names for girls born in Sweden in the early years of the 21st century.

Read more about Cecilia:  Feminine Variant Forms, Masculine Variants

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