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Girl Name: Casilda

Name: Casilda
Pronunciation: \c(a)-sil-da, cas(i)-lda\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: dwelling place
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Giselda
Variant forms: Cassilda


Casilda \c(a)-sil-da, cas(i)-lda\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Casilda is "dwelling place". This Spanish saint's name is of uncertain meaning. Possibly Spanish from German, "warlike, a fighter", or may have been Arabic in origin. Saint Casilda (11th century) is the patron saint of Toledo.

Casilda has 1 variant form: Cassilda.

A baby name that sounds like Casilda is Giselda.


Casilda is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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