[ 4 syll. her-si-lia, he-rsil-ia ] The baby girl name Hersilia is pronounced as eh-RSIY-Liy-aa- †.
1: Hersilia is of Etrusk origin and it is used mainly in Spanish. The name is disputed origin; it is possibly of the Etrusk element ers, or else it could be of Old Greek roots. In Roman mythology, Hersilia was a beautiful Sabine woman abducted by Romulus, one of the twin brothers who founded Rome. She later became the wife of Romulus.
Variations of Hersilia include Ercilia (Spanish), Ersilia (Italian), Hersilea, Hersileah, Hersiliah, Hersiliya, Hersiliyah, Hersylea, Hersyleah, and Hersylia.
The origin and meaning of Hersilia is inherited by all variant forms.
2: Hersilia is of Old Greek origin. Here, it means delicate, tender.
See also the related categories, delicate (poor), greek, roman, element, beautiful (fair), wife (sister), and spanish.
Hersilia is rare as a baby girl name. It is not ranked within the top 1000.
Baby names that sound like Hersilia include Ercilia, Aeryal, Aracelli, Araseli, Arashell, Aerial, Aracele, Arasely, Arashel, Arashele, Arashelle, Ariel, Erell, Ursala, Ursely, Ursley, Ursule, Urszuli, and Urzuli.
† English pronunciation for Hersilia: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"