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The name Cecil is of Latin origin, and means blind.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Cecil has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Cecil
Use of the Name Cecil for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
103,791 21,397 4,361 434 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Cecil has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Cecil last appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1997, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Cecil
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18802484545314
18812693542016
18822255336224
18832125138623
18841867342622
18851548736531
18861688336534
18871558033940
18881589641536
188914210233555
189012112033258
189112610835150
189211515132370
1893114147250112
189410217531080
189510019229395
189697200277108
189784216240138
189887243258133
189977256263117
190076344289129
190170278255128
190265354298112
190366332308103
190467359276130
190572347311116
190668368320109
190769399308127
190872397334114
190972432339112
191077469346130
191176558375116
1912761,058396135
1913741,277380162
1914791,529382193
1915762,183429200
1916792,185405240
1917832,094459198
1918822,328429238
1919782,302470200
1920772,456463213
1921792,457586152
1922852,330537173
1923872,265597148
1924852,303558171
1925872,285584152
1926872,298580148
1927922,223674115
1928972,00671798
19291011,881687104
1930991,87672693
19311021,77075079
19321081,65279973
19331111,50080668
19341111,58679571
19351101,72785565
19361141,57572484
19371141,62971391
19381181,55680377
19391141,58383869
19401171,58882574
19411321,51183076
19421311,61996366
19431321,68796567
19441411,497  
19451541,346  
19461591,400  
19471641,438  
19481671,392  
19491721,316  
19501711,340  
19511821,306  
19521851,334  
19531951,251  
19541941,305  
19552061,216  
19562151,146  
19572331,056  
19582491,006  
19592501,010  
1960256958  
1961251968  
1962258884  
1963267821  
1964290728  
1965275730  
1966283678  
1967321539  
1968320565  
1969329552  
1970338561  
1971345534  
1972354477  
1973377414  
1974372422  
1975414350  
1976412351  
1977409368  
1978415352  
1979426350  
1980401407  
1981464320  
1982493296  
1983480310  
1984486295  
1985531266  
1986532276  
1987575249  
1988563270  
1989649238  
1990663231  
1991686217  
1992743193  
1993741197  
1994836162  
1995914146  
1996884154  
1997973134  
Totals:  103,791 6,775

During the last 125 years, parents have used Cecil as a boy's name about 93% of the time and less frequently (about 6% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Cecil appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 118 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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