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From Latin Caecilius, a Roman family name derived from caecus (blind). The surname has absorbed the Old Welsh Seisyllt, from Latin Sextilius, from Sextus.


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  1. A male given name from Latin.
    • 1968, Ivan Southall, Let the Balloon Go, Methuen, page 91:
      John Sumner always called him "Sissy" but other kids called him Cecil or See-sal or Weasil. He didn't mind anything except "Sissy". Every time he heard it he saw red.
  2. A surname from Welsh.
  3. A locality in Cypress County, Alberta, Canada.
  4. A number of places in the United States:
    1. An unincorporated community in Montgomery County, Alabama.
    2. A town in Cook County, Georgia.
    3. A village in Paulding County, Ohio.
    4. An unincorporated community in Morrow County, Oregon.
    5. A township and unincorporated community therein, in Washington County, Pennsylvania.
    6. An unincorporated community in Taylor County, West Virginia.
    7. A village in Shawano County, Wisconsin.
    8. A number of townships in the United States, listed under Cecil Township.

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