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sɪˈsil yəce·cil·i·a

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  1. Cecilianoun

    A female given name from Latin.

    Hark how the flutes and trumpets raise / At bright Cecilia's name, their lays!

  2. Etymology: From Latin Caecilia, feminine form of Caecilius, a Roman family name derived from the byname caecus ("blind"). Popularized by Saint Cecilia, third century Roman martyr, the patron saint of music.


  1. Cecilia

    Cecilia, which is the name of Saint Cecilia, the patron saint of music, has been a consistently used name in the United States, where it has ranked among the top 500 names for girls for more than 100 years. It was the 181st most popular name for American girls born in 2015. It was the 326th most popular given name for women and girls in the United States census of 1990. It also ranked among the top 100 names for girls born in Sweden in the early years of the 21st century.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Cecilia is ranked #68770 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Cecilia surname appeared 286 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Cecilia.

    50% or 143 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    34.6% or 99 total occurrences were White.
    9.4% or 27 total occurrences were Asian.
    4.2% or 12 total occurrences were Black.
    1.7% or 5 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cecilia in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cecilia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Cecilia in a Sentence

  1. Smith County:

    I am grateful for the law enforcement officers who apprehended the suspect, and I ask Texans to join Cecilia and me in praying for those affected by this horrific shooting. The State of Texas is working closely with first responders and local officials to ensure that justice is served and that the Starrville community has the resources it needs during this time.

  2. Shalanda Young:

    This is not something we should have to call out, this is something that should be pervasive in how the government does its business. So Cecilia Rouse may not see a line item, and I think that's more than appropriate with the way The President has asked The President government to address these long-pervasive issues.

  3. Godoy Ramos:

    I have instructed the investigator's office to carry out a detailed investigation into the actions of the @FiscaliaCDMX [ Mexico City on February 11 City Attorney General's Office ] who knew of the complaint on the disappearance of the girl Fátima Cecilia.

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