Cecil
Origin/Usage
Latin
Pronunciation
SES-əl
Meaning
Blinded
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Cecil is a masculine form of Cecilia. Cecilia originates in Latin language and means "blinded". Saint Cecilia was the patron saint of music. In English-speaking countries the name has been used since the 18th century. It was popularized by the song of the same name by Simon and Garfunkel.

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