Meaning of Cecilia

Meaning of Cecilia
Name
it Cecilia
Gender
Female
Meaning
Drift from the ancient Latin name Caecilia, which refers for popular etymology to the adjective caecus, “the blind”, but it probably is of more ancient Etruscan origin, and of unknown meaning. Cecilia the saint, martyr of the III century, is for tradition the saint protector of music and musicians.
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In Italy about 48987 people are called Cecilia
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fr Cécile

es Cecilia

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