Happy Birthday Cecilia Personalized Card
– Happy birthday to you Cecilia! I wish you a very special day, sending this Happy Birthday Cecilia personalized card to you. Dear Cecilia, I wish a bright and beautiful day to you on your special day. This named card was specially designed for Cecilia’s birthday.
Cecilia Given Name Meaning & History
GENDER: Feminine; USAGE: English, Italian, Spanish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Romanian, Finnish, German. PRONOUNCED: se-SEE-lee-ə (English), se-SEEL-yə (English), che-CHEE-lya (Italian), the-THEE-lya (European Spanish), se-SEE-lya (Latin American Spanish), se-SEEL-yah (Danish, Norwegian). Origin Latin and Swedish: Dim-sighted, blind; Saint Cecilia, the patron saint of music, was blind and a talented musician. — Latinate feminine form of the Roman family name Caecilius, which was derived from Latin caecus “blind”. Saint Cecilia was a semi-legendary 2nd- or 3rd-century martyr who was sentenced to die because she refused to worship the Roman gods. After attempts to suffocate her failed, she was beheaded. She was later regarded as the patron saint of music and musicians. Due to the popularity of the saint, the name became common in the Christian world during the Middle Ages. The Normans brought it to England, where it was commonly spelled Cecily – the Latinate form Cecilia came into use in the 18th century. — This name derives from the Latin “Caecus / Caecilius”, which in turn derives from the Proto-Italic and Proto-Indo-European Adjective “*káykos / *kaikos”, meaning “one-eyed, blind“. Saint Cecilia was a noble lady of Rome who, with her husband Valerian, his brother Tiburtius, and a Roman soldier Maximus, suffered martyrdom ~230, under the Emperor Alexander Severus. She was sentenced to die because she refused to worship the Roman gods. After attempts to suffocate her failed, she was beheaded. His worship is very popular because Cecilia is the patron saint of music. In English-speaking countries, the name has been used since the 18th century. It was popularized by the song of the same name by Simon and Garfunkel. Famous Cecilia: Cecilia Ciganer-Albeniz – former First Lady of France and ex-wife of French President Nicolas Sarkozy, Cecilia Tan – writer, Cecilia Bartoli – musician, Cecilia Beuchat – writer.