Cecelia

Cecelia - A very unique female name



  Jul 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Cecelia, meaning blind, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #197. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Cecelia and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Cecelia? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Cecelia. The baby girl name Cecelia was given to 431 baby girls in 2012, ranking #603 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 3,279 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Cecelia peaked in popularity 108 years ago in 1911 on position 176.



Famous with this name

Cecelia Ahern
Cecelia Antoinette
Cecelia Hall


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Cecelia is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Cecelia is currently topping the baby name charts in Wisconsin at position #248 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,353.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Cecelia is where you live.


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Cecelia origin and meaning

Cecelia is a 7 letter name with 4 syllables. This name means blind. To see famous people named Cecelia, pop culture references for the name Cecelia and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Cecelia

We've found the following names that sound similar to Cecelia, sorted by popularity.

Chloe / Cecilia / Celia / Callie / Cleo / Cecile / Cayla / Cali / Caylee / Cecily /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012603
2011664
2010745
2009745
2008754
2007800
2006684
2005652
2004704
2003755
2002744
2001777
2000761
1999748
1998833
1997884
1996730
1995832
1994858
1993807
1992980
1991969
1990919
1989976
1988857
1987839
1986977
1985930
1984862
1983838
1982935
19811017
1980931
1979964
19781227
19771038
1976982
1975863
1974836
1973736
1972683
1971646
1970592
1969705
1968594
1967586
1966560
1965524
1964505
1963449
1962424
1961406
1960397
1959368
1958369
1957345
1956342
1955333
1954325
1953309
1952298
1951283
1950278
1949261
1948259
1947249
1946273
1945272
1944270
1943239
1942228
1941258
1940261
1939267
1938277
1937284
1936280
1935313
1934326
1933315
1932307
1931297
1930288
1929271
1928278
1927265
1926254
1925246
1924245
1923232
1922238
1921228
1920219
1919213
1918204
1917201
1916202
1915204
1914197
1913203
1912195
1911176
1910197

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Wisconsin248
Michigan286
Minnesota297
Ohio304
West Virginia321
Nebraska350
Iowa354
Massachusetts357
Missouri359
Kansas360
Illinois428
Pennsylvania441
Connecticut471
Washington481
Colorado485
New York498
Maryland528
Utah547
Virginia562
Louisiana597
New Jersey600
Indiana608
Tennessee674
North Carolina832
Georgia973
Florida1142
California1306
Texas1353

Even more about Cecelia


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Cecelia a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Cecelia?

4 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1911
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Cecelia
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 3,279
Letter count 7
Syllable count 4
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +431

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