Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Cecil m. Latin Caecilius, a Roman gensname which may derive from Latin caecus 'blind'.

The name of a 1st C patron saint of Granada.

England
Early Modern English
1529 Cecill PP-HenV p. 4, Cicill ibid. p. 8
Wales
Latin
1206 Seisil (abl) Pryce-1st no. 9
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Cecil". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Cecil.