This elegant baby girl name comes from Latin and means "heavenly," just right for an angelic baby girl. Although it is not derived from the name Cecilia, it could be used as a shortening for it. Celia is a name with literary connotations as it has been popular with various famous authors. It was used as the name of a character in Shakespeare's "As You Like It" and George Eliot's "Middlemarch."
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