Zelia: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Zelia

Zelia

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Origin of the name Celia:

Derived from the Latin Caelia, a feminine form of the old Roman family name Caelius, which is believed to be a derivative of the Latin caelum (heaven). Celia is also used as a short form of Cecilia (blind, dim-sighted).

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Comments and insights on the name Zelia: | Edit

Portuguese form of Celia

Personal experiences with the name Zelia: | Edit

I've never been teased with my name, but it's always been mispronounced and it's extremely annoying. I've even had famous people writing autographs to me like this "To Xenia ..." Also it's not the fanciest name in the world, IMO.

Nicknames for Zelia: | Edit

Lia, Zizi, Elyosha, Ella, Ellie, Zel, Eliza

Meanings and history of the name Zelia: | Edit

Origin is Greek. Means sunshine; Zeal.

Famous real-life people named Zelia: | Edit

Zélia Cardoso de Mello, economist
Zelia Duncan, musician
Zelia Gattai, writer

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