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I heard the name Cecilia this week

(15 Posts)
WheelsOnTheBike Sat 09-Jul-11 21:14:29

and thought it was lovely.

I would never have thought of it before, but this little baby was gorgeous, and so was her name.

Just thought I would share it with you all.

Mollydoggerson Sat 09-Jul-11 21:19:17

It is very nice. I also like Sybil.

Rhubarbgarden Sat 09-Jul-11 21:27:38

It's beautiful. I love Sybil too, such a shame Fawlty Towers has made it unusable.

itsohsoquiet Sat 09-Jul-11 21:38:08

Yes Cecilia is lovely. Very soft and feminine.

2tired2bewitty Sat 09-Jul-11 21:43:50

It is a beautiful name, but I always end up singing the Simon and Garfunkel song when I hear it blush

WhatsCookinGoodLookin Sat 09-Jul-11 21:46:33

Love cecilia. Was on the shortlist for dd1 but dh vetoed it. I think St Ceilia was the patron saint of music, which I found lovely. Cece is also a cute nn.

tummytickler Sat 09-Jul-11 22:18:42

Cecilia is lovely, and so is Sybil. I don't think Faulty Towers has made it unusable - I would use it in a shot.

BustersOfDoom Sat 09-Jul-11 22:59:55

Cecilia is indeed lovely. But Sybil? Sorry no, it is such an ugly name. Had I been called Sybil I would have down the Deed Poll office as soon as I was old enough to change it! And I have a traditional 'middle class' girl's name that I've never really liked but I thank my lucky stars that I wasn't called Sybil.

PaperBank Sun 10-Jul-11 09:02:59

Cecilia is very pretty. Patron saint of music too.

pinkgirlythoughts Sun 10-Jul-11 09:43:23

DS would probably have been Imogen Cecelia if he'd been a girl. Love it!

LeoTheLateBloomer Sun 10-Jul-11 09:48:30

Cecelia was on my shortlist of 3 when DD was born smile

wigglesrock Sun 10-Jul-11 10:24:42

Its pretty but also makes me think of the song. It is also a bit of a granny/ old fashioned name and not in a nice way where I'm from.

TryLikingClarity Sun 10-Jul-11 19:05:20

I love that, plus I love Celia.

DH didn't like it though hmm

hulabula Sun 10-Jul-11 20:32:29

Nice name but the meaning would put me off (latin blind).

Hedwig3 Mon 11-Jul-11 12:26:05

Not keen because it sets off that annoying song in my head

but I really like Cecily and Celia.

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