Origin of the name CECIL.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name CECIL.
name, derived from Latin Cæcilius
(q.v.), meaning "blind." It has the feminine Cecily.
Cecil was first the surname of the families of Salisbury and
Exeter, adopted as a Christian name. (History
of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884). Usage: America, England,
Ireland, Scotland, Wales.
Cecil Percival Taylor, an American pianist and
poet. Cecil Rhodes (d. 1902), was an English-born businessman,
mining magnate, and politician in South Africa. Cecil Halliday
Abercrombie (d. 1916), was a Scottish rugby union player. (Wiki)