[ 2 syll. ce-ci-ly, cec-ily ] The baby girl name Cecily is pronounced as S-S-ih-Liy- †. Cecily is largely used in the English, French, and Latin languages, and it is derived from Latin origins. This was the common medieval English form of the name Cecilia.
Cecily is an English, French, and Latin variant transcription of the name Cecilia (English, Finnish, German, Italian, Scandinavian, and Spanish).
Cecily has 15 variant transcriptions. Variation transcriptions include Cacilie, Caecilie, Ceceli, Cecelie, Cecely, Cecile, Cecilee, Ceciley, Cecilie, Cescily, Cicily, Cilley, and Secily. The diminutive form Cilly (also used in German), and the variant spelling Sicili are other English forms.
Variant forms inherit both the origin and meaning of Cecily.
Cecily is uncommon as a baby name for girls. At the modest height of its usage in 1989, 0.024% of baby girls were given the name Cecily. It ranked at #498 then. The baby name has since fallen out of favor, and is now of very light use. Within the group of girl names directly linked to Cecily, Cecilia was the most popular in 2016.
† Pronunciation for Cecily: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"