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Gender: F Meaning of Cecily: "blind" Origin of Cecily: Feminine variation of Cecil

Cecily is as dainty as a lace handkerchief. Sisters of Cecily that may also interest you: Cecilia, Celia, Cicely, and Celestia.

Cecily has a wide assortment of namesakes. One Cecily was the mother of King Richard III, whose beauty gained her the title "the Rose of Raby," Cecily Parsley is a Beatrix Potter bunny, Cecily Cardew is a character in The Importance of Being Earnest, and the author of the Gossip Girl books is Cecily von Ziegesar.

Sisters of Cecily that may also interest you: Cecilia, Cicely, and Celestia. Cicely has a distinguished bearer in actress Cicely Tyson and was used by Sandra Bernhard for her now grown daughter..

Famous People Named Cecily

Cecily Adams, American actress and casting director
Cecily Brown, British painter
Cecily Strong, American actress and comedienne (SNL)
Cecily Tynan, American television personality
Cicely Tyson, American actress
Cecily von Ziegesar, American author
Cecily Barmore-Chapman, b. 1992, daughter of Beth Chapman
Cecily, Duchess of York, mother of Kings Edward IV and Richard III
Cecily Farr, correspondent to writer Helene Hanff
Sessilee Lopez, American model

Pop Culture References for the Name Cecily

Cecily King, a character from Lucy Maud Montgomery's Road To Avonlea.
Cecily Herondale, Will's kick-butt sister in Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare
Cecily Cardew, a character from The Importance of Being Earnest
Cecily Ashby, one of the sister brides in the Chemical Garden Trilogy by Lauren DeStefano
Cecily Addams/Underwood, a minor character on Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Sister Cecily (born Elspeth) Scallon, character in Rumer Godden's In This House of Brede

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