Origin:Latin
Popularity:1497
Meaning:Heavenly
Celia is a girl’s name of Latin origin, meaning “heavenly.” For literature buffs out there, Celia holds significance as one of the well-known characters in Shakespeare’s As You Like It and George Eliot’s Middlemarch. In fact, Shakespeare is credited with introducing the name to the English language and for defining Celia as an ideal hero: someone who is witty, fearless, independent, and intelligent. Inspire baby to become the main character in their life story with a name like Celia, a name destined for extraordinary things.

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