Sidsel Name Meaning & Origin

Sidsel

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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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Danish and Norwegian form of Cecilia, meaning "blind". Other forms are Sissel, Sissela, and Sizel.

Famous real-life people named Sidsel

Sidsel Endresen, Danish jazz singer
Sidsel Jensen, Danish model
Sidsel Mørck , Norwegian author and activist
Sidsel Ben Semmane, Danish singer
Sissela Myrdal Bok, Swedish-born American philosopher and ethicist

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