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Gender: F Meaning of Cecile: "blind" Origin of Cecile: French feminine form of Cecil

Cecile is a fairly common French saint's name, scattered throughout classic French literature--in Les Liaisons Dangereuses, in Balzac's Cousin Pons, and Zola's Germinal.

Cecile, Cecily and Cecilia all make pretty choices.

Famous People Named Cecile

Cecile Hulse Matschat, American author and geographer
Cecile de France, Belgian actress

Pop Culture References for the name Cecile

Cecile, one of the dolls in the 'American Girl' collection
Cecile Auclair in 'Shadows on the Rock' (1931), Willa Cather's novel of 17th-century Quebec