Cecilia

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Cecilia
Nicolas Poussin - Sainte Cécile.jpg
Saint Cecilia is the patron saint of musicians.
Pronunciation(varies) sess-seel'yah, che-cheel'ee-ar
GenderFemale
Name dayNovember 22
Origin
Word/nameLatin
MeaningBlind
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Nickname(s)Celia, Ceci, Celie
Related namesCelia

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.[1]

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