Cecilia
Origin/Usage
English, Finnish, Italian, Latin, Spanish
Pronunciation
sə-SEE-lee-ə/sə-SEEL-yə
Meaning
Blinded
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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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Cecilia Ciganer-Albeniz - former First Lady of France and ex-wife of French President Nicolas Sarkozy
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