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What does Sevilla mean?

Sevilla Pronunciation of Sevilla [sevil-la] as a girls' name is of Spanish origin. Variant of Sibyl (Greek) "prophetess, oracle". Also the name of an ancient city in southern Spain, home of painter Diego Velazquez and the setting of Bizet's famous opera "Carmen".

Associated with: greek, prophetess, oracle (wisdom), ancient (old), opera.


10 different relations via Sibyl: Cybilla, Sabilla, Sabylla, Sibella, Sibilla, Sibylla, Sybella, Sybill, Sybilla and Sybille.

Creative forms:
(female) Sevilli, Sevilma, ..

(male) Sevilde, Seville, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sevilla Kaitlin (S.K.), ..

How popular is Sevilla?

Sevilla is an uncommon first name for females but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#5132 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Sevilla was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its top rank of #1594 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not listed currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sevilla name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sevilla outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with similar and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Sevilla listed in the Top 2000 are Sibyl and Sybilla. Other forms, like Sibella, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Sevilla was more pronounced 105 years ago, but now, the version Sibyl has become less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sevilla, Sibyl, Sybilla in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aeriela, Arvilla, Averilla, Aviella, Avila, Bazilla, Camilla, Cecila, Cecilla, Ceila, Cilla, Cirilla, Corilla, Delila, Dilla, Emilla, Gemella, Jemila, Jewella, Keila, Kelila, Kelulla (see Kelila), Kemilla, Korilla, Leila, Lilla, Lovella, Lucilla, Mella, Mercilla, Myrilla, Neilla, Percilla, Quilla, Rella, Rexalla, Sabella, Sacilia, Sadella, Samella, Sarilda, Sasilia, Savina, Sebina, Seelia, Sefira, Seila, Sela, Selia, Selina, Selma, Semira, Senalda, Serilda, Serita, Serrilda, Sesilia, Sessilly, Sheila, Sheilia, Sheilya, Shella, Sherill, Shiela, Shilla, Sicilia, Sicilly, Silia, Sirilla, Stella, Sydella, Syrilla, Tehila, Tehilla and Willa. These names tend to be more frequently used than Sevilla.

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