What does Cecily mean?

Lovely, graceful, and kind.

What's the origin of Cecily?


How is Cecily pronounced?


What does it say about you to have a cat named Cecily?

Cecily is a diminutive form of Elizabeth, meaning "lily of the valley." It may also be a reference to the Shakespeare play, "Cardenio," in which the title character is named after the flower.

Is Cecily a good cat name?

Cecily has more syllables than most cat names, but if you want to make the name shorter, you can always give your cat a nickname. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for your kitty to recognize. Cecily isn't one of the most common cat names, so your kitty will make waves! If you love the name, you should pick it!

Cecily is found in these categories:

cute cat names

Sounds playful, reminiscent of whimsical characters in children's literature.

badass cat names

She's named after a fierce, independent character in Oscar Wilde's play.


Based on likes, Cecily ranks #1,054 with users of MeowNames.com.

Cecily is not a common cat name. If you love to stand out, this is a very good thing!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Cecily was, over the past 30 days, the 2983rd ranked cat name for views on MeowNames.com.

As of May 2024, Cecily is becoming rarer and less popular with new kitten owners. Our stats reveal that the moniker is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a bit of variance in rank for this name. That might suggest its popularity is based on seasonal factors or perhaps pop culture events.

In the past week, Cecily was viewed 14 times, and liked 2 times.

Cat names like Cecily:

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Meaning: Strong, noble, and enduring.
Meaning: Powerful, ambitious queen.

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