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Unique code of the name Cecilia: 1375
First name Cecilia backwards: Ailicec
Meaning and origin of the name Cecilia
The name comes from the Latin word (caecus) etymology (definition) - "blind; short-sighted".
Saint Cecilia was a semi-legendary 2nd- or 3rd-century martyr who was sentenced to die because she refused to worship the Roman gods. After attempts to suffocate her failed, she was beheaded. She was later regarded as the patron Saint of music and musicians.