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What does Seila mean?

Seila /sei-la/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls. Seila's name origins are Irish and Gaelic, and the name Seila means "blind". Seila is an alternate spelling of Sheila (Irish, Gaelic): transcription of Sile. Compare surname Sella.


Seila has 1 variant: Selia.

Seila has 23 more related forms via Sheila: Shayla, Shaylagh, Shaylah, Shaylla, Sheela, Sheelagh, Sheelah, Sheilagh, Sheilah, Sheileen, Sheilia, Sheilya, Shela, Shelagh, Shelia, Shella, Sheyla, Shiela, Shila, Shilah, Shilea, Shilla and Shyla.

Kreatif forms: Saila, Seita, Suella. [more]

How popular is Seila?

Seila is an unusual given name for females. Seila is an equally unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Seila and corresponding names. Popular alternative forms of Seila (not ranked) are Shayla (#746 in 2014), Sheila, Shelia, Sheyla, Shiela and Shyla. Usage of these girl names was at its peak during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.309%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.0423%, down 86.3%), with the forms Shayla, Sheila, Shelia and Shyla becoming less in vogue. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Shayla, Sheila, Shelia, Sheyla, Shiela, Shyla in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Seila and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Seila is pronounced similarly to Ceila, Ceili, Ceilia, Cela, Seelia, Seely, Sela, Seula, Silia, Silya, Sula and Zila. Other suggested similar baby names are Geila, Keila, Leila, Neila, Shaila, Shilo, Shula, Sile and Skyla. These names tend to be more commonly used than Seila.