Celia is a snake-haired monster in the film “Monster, Inc”. The name Celia is delicate, energetic, and sleek, all at the same time. Legends say that Shakespeare invented this name for one of his “As You Like It” characters. Celia means ‘heavenly’.Celia is most likely a diminutive of Cecilia. Cecilia originates in Latin language and means "blinded". Saint Cecilia was 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.
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Celia Cruz - musician
Celia Johnson - actress
Celia Mara - jazz artist
Celia Weston - actress