[ 2 syll. ce-ci-le, cec-ile ] The baby girl name Cecile is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced SihSIYL †. Cecile's origin is Latin, and its use, English and French.
Cecile is an English and French form of the English, Finnish, German, Italian, Scandinavian, and Spanish Cecilia.
Cecile is also a form of the English, French, and Latin Cecily.
See also the related category french.
Cecile is uncommon as a baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 1902, 0.065% of baby girls were named Cecile. It had a ranking of #222 then. The baby name has seen a substantial decline in frequency since then, and is used only on a very light scale now. In 2018, within the family of girl names directly related to Cecile, Cecilia was the most popular. Cecile has mainly been a baby girl name in the last century.
† Pronunciation for Cecile: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"