Cecil Name Meaning

Welsh (Monmouthshire): from the Old Welsh personal name Seisyllt, an altered form of the Latin name Sextilius, a derivative of Sextus meaning ‘sixth’. The spelling has been modified as a result of folk etymological association with the Latin name C(a)ecilius, a derivative of caecus ‘blind’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Cece, Cecilio, Peil, Cech, Seil, Cail, Keil, Reil, Heit, Lail

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Cecil Family Origin

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Cecil Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cecil family was Laborer. The most common Cecil occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Cecil's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cecil.

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

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Cecil Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Cecil life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Cecil in 1944 was 41, and 75 in 2004.

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