What does Cybil mean?
Cybil [cy-bil] as a girls' name is pronounced SIH-bul. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Cybil is "great mother of the gods". Variant of Sibyl, the name given in Greek mythology to a prophetess or fortune-teller. The name was borne by actress Cybill Shepherd, who was named after her grandfather Cy and her father Bill.
Cybil has 1 variant: Cybill.
Related girl name: Sybil.Creative forms:
(female) Cabil, Cybili, ..
(male) Middle name pairings:
Cybil Mercedes (C.M.), ..
How popular is Cybil?
Cybil is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Cybil is an equally unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its variant form and related girl names. Sybilla, Sybil and Sibyl are the popular related forms of Cybil (outside Top 2000). Other forms, like Sybel, are uncommon. These relations of Cybil were popular as birth names during 1910-1919 (median #963), but now, forms such as Sybil have become somewhat dated. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)