Cecelia

Cecelia is a variant spelling of Cecilia, a variant of Caecilia which is the feminine form of Caecilius, an Ancient Roman family name which comes from Latin caecus meaning “blind; hidden, invisible” via Proto-Italic *kaikos (blind) which derives from PIE *káykos (one-eyed, blind). Nicknames: Cissy/Sissy, Cece, Celia Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Cecilia (English, Italian, Spanish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Romanian, Finnish, German) Cicely (English)…

Sheila

Sheila is an Irish female name, an anglicized form of Síle, the Irish form of Cecilia which comes from Latin Caecilia which is the feminine form of Caecilius, an Ancient Roman family name which comes from Latin caecus meaning “blind; hidden, invisible” via Proto-Italic *kaikos (blind) which derives from PIE *káykos (one-eyed, blind). Sheila could also be a variant spelling of Sheela, an Indian female name meaning…

Cicely

Cicely is a variant spelling of Cecily, a Medieval English form of Cecilia via Latin Caecilia which is the feminine form of Caecilius, an Ancient Roman family name which comes from Latin caecus meaning “blind; hidden, invisible” via Proto-Italic *kaikos (blind) which derives from PIE *káykos (one-eyed, blind). Cicely is also the name of an herb also known as Myrrhis odorata, also known as sweet cicely, sweet…

Hades

Hades is the god of the underworld in Greek mythology and the husband of Persephone. He is the eldest son of Cronus and Rhea and the brother of Zeus and Poseidon. The most important myth he takes part in is his abduction of Persephone and eventual marriage (for part of the year at least). Though the etymology behind his name is uncertain, it’s…