Name: Cecil

Origin and Meaning of the Name Cecil

  • Meaning:
    Blind
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Sixth
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (SESS el)
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Miscellaneous Info for Cecil

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  • Used in:
    English and Welsh speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Cecil is either a deriviation of the Roman family name Caecilius, or from the Welsh word 'seissylt' (sixth), given to the sixth child.

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