Meaning and Name Origin
Sheela is an uncommon first name for women. Sheela is an equally unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Sheela and corresponding names. Popular related forms of Sheela (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Shayla (#746 last year), Shyla, Shiela, Shelia, Sheila and Sheyla. These girl names were at the height of their popularity during 1960-1969 and are now much less widespread, with the forms Shayla, Shyla, Sheila and Shelia becoming less stylish. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Sheela is pronounced similarly to Chella, Shaela, Shaila, Shelli▼, Shelly▼ and Shula. Other recommended similar baby names are Seelia, Seely, Sela, Seula, Sheeba, Sheena▼, Sheera, Shell and Shelle. These names tend to be more frequently used than Sheela.