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  1. #1
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    Pronounce Celia

    How do you pronounce the name Celia?

    SEAL-YA?

    SELL-YA?

    Since it's Latin of origin, I'm curious how it's pronounced around the world.
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  2. #3
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    Sih Lee Uh
    or
    Sill Yuh
    or
    Seal Yuh

    This is my nickname.
    I'm not feeling incredibly profound at the moment. Check back later.

  3. #5
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    Where I live it's pronounced SEAL-YA. Love this name!
    Mummy to the gorgeous Alice Heather and the delicious Harry George

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    Seal-ya.

    I'm a Pom living in Australia if that explains it?!
    Thrilled to be mother to @gnes Ei1ish Madeline and Fe1icity Bridget Be@trice

    If we'd had boys the list was: Godfrey, Seamus, Alexander, Michael, Felix, Peter, Ignatius & Sebastian.

  5. #9
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    'see-lee-a' here My cousin is a Cecylia (Polish spelling) and that's 'seh-see-lee-a'.

    Oh and I'm a northern Brit.
    Last edited by renrose; July 6th, 2013 at 06:53 AM.
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