Talk:Cecil

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Etymology[edit]

The most common explanation for the etymology of "Cecil" seems to be that it's ultimately derived from the Latin Sextus ("sixth"), and that we got it by way of the Old Welsh personal name Seisyllt, but our modern spelling is a result of folk etymological association with the Latin name C(a)ecilius (derived from caecus "blind"). I don't know if the etymology section should be modified to reflect that or not. --Redfield 22:24, 5 March 2010 (UTC)

It's certainly worth mentioning, and the surname sense was missing.--Makaokalani 12:51, 1 June 2010 (UTC)