Cecile

Cecile - A very unique female name



  Oct 17,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Cecile, meaning blind, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #289. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Cecile and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Cecile? 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 Cecile. The baby girl name Cecile was given to 5 baby girls in 2012, ranking #5116 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 282,650 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Cecile peaked in popularity 107 years ago in 1912 on position 267.



Famous with this name

CÚcile de France
CÚcile Auclert
CÚcile Bois


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Cecile is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Cecile is currently topping the baby name charts in Louisiana at position #893 - and is the least popular in Louisiana at position #893.

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 Cecile is where you live.


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Cecile origin and meaning

Cecile is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means blind. To see famous people named Cecile, pop culture references for the name Cecile and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Cecile

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

Chloe / Cecilia / Cecelia / Celia / Callie / Cleo / 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
20125116
20114288
20084724
20073921
20065192
20055006
20045043
20034835
20014619
19964206
19954233
19942974
19934263
19913070
19902894
19892230
19883756
19872620
19842197
19823320
19812254
19801918
19782705
19742695
19732450
19722036
19712705
19701959
19691772
19681460
19671375
19661535
19651225
19641433
19631111
19621027
1961978
1960925
1959787
1958747
1957790
1956757
1955780
1954771
1953664
1952635
1951657
1950588
1949609
1948573
1947552
1946529
1945534
1944500
1943446
1942447
1941461
1940387
1939376
1938384
1937343
1936328
1935402
1934464
1933464
1932438
1931405
1930396
1929391
1928378
1927362
1926345
1925330
1924324
1923303
1922321
1921302
1920294
1919298
1918282
1917281
1916298
1915272
1914288
1913293
1912267
1911314
1910289

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Louisiana893

Even more about Cecile


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 Cecile 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 Cecile?

2 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
1912
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Cecile
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 282,650
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +5

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