Cecelia Name Meaning & Origin

Cecelia

Pronunciation: sə-SEEL-yə, sə-SEE-lee-ə (key)

Origin of the name Cecilia:

Feminine form of Cecil, which is derived from Caecilius, an old Roman family name, which has its root in the Latin caecus (blind, dim-sighted). The name was borne by a 3rd-century Christian who founded a church in the Trastevere section of Rome. During the 6th century, a story of her life was written and she was henceforth venerated as a martyr. She is regarded as the patron saint of musicians.

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Related Names:

Cecile, Cecilia, Cecilie, Cecily, Ceil, Celia, Cicely

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Nicknames for Cecelia

Cece, Ces, Cecily, Lee, CC, Sissy, Celia, Ceily

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St. Cecelia
Cecelia Cechan, 4-year-old sole survivor of the 1987 crash of Northwest Flight 255
Cecelia Ahern, Irish author who wrote bestsellers such as 'P.S. I Love You' and 'The Book of Tomorrow'
Cecelia "Cece" Frey- American Singer
Cecelia Anastasia Holland - American novelist
Cecelia Ager - American film critic

Cecelia in song, story & screen

"Cecelia" by Simon & Garfunkel
Cecelia, an American rock band based in New York
Cecelia, a song by Ace of Spades, made in 1999
Cecelia, a 1954 Norwegian film
Cecelia, a 1982 Cuban film
Cecelia, a romance novel written by Julie McClure in 1993
Cecelia, an 18th century novel written by Frances Burney
Cecelia (CeCe) Jones, main character on the Disney show Shake It Up.
Cecelia (CeCe) Halpert, child of character on The Office
Cecelia, District 8 Female in The Hunger Games.
Cecelia Marie Halpert, eldest child & daughter of Jim and Pam in the TV series The Office
Oh Cecelia, by The Vamps ft. Shawn Mendes
Cecelia(cece) Drake TV series Pretty Little Liars

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