What does Sevilla mean?
Sevilla \s(e)-villa, sev(il)-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".
Sevilla has 22 different forms via Sibyl: Cybele, Cybil, Cybill, Cybilla, Sabilla, Sabylla, Sib, Sibbell, Sibel, Sibell, Sibella, Sibelle, Sibilla, Sibyll, Sibylla, Sybel, Sybella, Sybelle, Sybil▼, Sybill, Sybilla and Sybille.
Sevilla is an uncommon first name for females but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#6106 out of 88799, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Popular variation forms of Sevilla (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Sibyl and Sybil. Adoption of these girl names was at its most widespread during the years 1910-1919 and has become significantly lower since, with the versions Sibyl and Sybil becoming less in vogue. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Sevilla and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)