Cecily

Cecily - A very unique female name



  Nov 17,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Cecily, meaning blind, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1920 on position #1564. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Cecily and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Cecily? 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 Cecily. The baby girl name Cecily was given to 58 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1884 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 24,366 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Cecily peaked in popularity 30 years ago in 1989 on position 501.



Famous with this name

Cecily Strong
Cecily Fay
Cecily Jordan


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Rating: 5/5 (19 people)


Cecily is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Cecily is currently topping the baby name charts in Utah at position #829 - and is the least popular in New York at position #2,010.

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 Cecily is where you live.


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Cecily origin and meaning

Cecily is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means blind. To see famous people named Cecily, pop culture references for the name Cecily and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Cecily

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

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

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
20121884
20112042
20102108
20091830
20082125
20072112
20061884
20052041
20042263
20031806
20022160
20012047
20002038
19991561
19981615
19971518
19961463
19951252
19941532
19931559
19921400
19911026
1990561
1989501
1988780
19871104
19862597
19852713
19842260
19832664
19823017
19811805
19801855
19791545
19781406
19771569
19761530
19751249
19741033
19731149
19721664
19712316
19701623
19691981
19682410
19671639
19661660
19652306
19641987
19632004
19611959
19601508
19591431
19581640
19571450
19561659
19551595
19531355
19521315
19511480
19501430
19491300
19481465
19461388
19451680
19441431
19421498
19391599
19381435
19371440
19361155
19321485
19281610
19261658
19201564

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Utah829
Indiana1038
Pennsylvania1431
Illinois1481
California1557
Texas1575
New York2010

Even more about Cecily


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 Cecily 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 Cecily?

3 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
1989
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Cecily
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 24,366
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1920
2012 births +58

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