Celia

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See also: celia and Célia

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Borrowed from Latin Caelia, feminine of Roman family name Caelius, probably from caelum (heaven). Introduced into English by Shakespeare in As You Like It.

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Celia

  1. A female given name.
    • c. 1598–1600, William Shakespeare, “As You Like It”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358, (please specify the act number in uppercase Roman numerals):
      : Act I: Scene III:
      Rosalind: But what will you be called?
      Celia: Something that hath a reference to my state:
      No longer Celia, but Aliena.

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Celia (f)

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Celia though sometimes pronounced with a spanish accent.