Celia

Celia - A very unique female name



  Jun 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Celia, meaning heavenly, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #178. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Celia and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Celia? 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 Celia. The baby girl name Celia was given to 317 baby girls in 2012, ranking #757 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 4,458 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Celia peaked in popularity 109 years ago in 1910 on position 178.



Famous with this name

Celia Imrie
Celia Lovsky
Celia Farago


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Celia is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Celia is currently topping the baby name charts in Rhode Island at position #177 - and is the least popular in Illinois at position #1,337.

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 Celia is where you live.


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Celia origin and meaning

Celia is a 5 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means heavenly. To see famous people named Celia, pop culture references for the name Celia and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Celia

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

Chloe / Cecilia / Cecelia / 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
2012757
2011766
2010739
2009766
2008768
2007777
2006711
2005664
2004693
2003662
2002653
2001600
2000635
1999601
1998623
1997629
1996669
1995678
1994706
1993647
1992660
1991647
1990602
1989666
1988599
1987619
1986567
1985502
1984425
1983493
1982686
1981620
1980663
1979712
1978740
1977659
1976728
1975724
1974667
1973670
1972695
1971638
1970545
1969656
1968586
1967577
1966565
1965497
1964518
1963458
1962416
1961426
1960413
1959410
1958402
1957405
1956375
1955353
1954371
1953343
1952321
1951327
1950345
1949354
1948347
1947375
1946381
1945359
1944325
1943350
1942346
1941336
1940326
1939326
1938307
1937311
1936297
1935298
1934299
1933290
1932326
1931280
1930272
1929288
1928280
1927271
1926270
1925260
1924254
1923249
1922253
1921253
1920240
1919238
1918225
1917210
1916214
1915195
1914189
1913198
1912191
1911181
1910178

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Rhode Island177
Minnesota386
Wisconsin417
Tennessee460
Massachusetts524
Maryland529
Colorado535
Missouri544
Iowa551
New York599
Indiana610
Georgia622
Michigan648
Oklahoma686
Ohio701
Pennsylvania703
South Carolina717
North Carolina767
Washington781
Louisiana797
Virginia824
Texas899
California1025
New Jersey1032
Florida1224
Illinois1337

Even more about Celia


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 Celia 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 Celia?

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
1910
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Celia
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 4,458
Letter count 5
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +317

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