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Meaning and name origin

Sheela \she(e)-la\ as a girl's name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Sheela is "blind". Sheela is a variant of Sheila (Irish, Gaelic): variant of Sile, an Irish form of the Latin-derived Celia.


Sheela has 20 variant forms: Shayla, Shaylagh, Shaylah, Shaylla, Sheelagh, Sheelah, Sheilagh, Sheilah, Sheilia, Sheilya, Shela, Shelagh, Shelia, Shella, Sheyla, Shiela, Shila, Shilah, Shilea, Shyla.


Sheela is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Sheela and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Shayla (#746), Shyla, Shiela, Shelia, Sheila and Sheyla. (2014 statistics).

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Shayla, Sheila, Shyla outside U.S.

Similar Names

Sheela is also pronounced similarly to Chella, Shaela, Shaila, Shelli, Shelly, Shilla and Shula. Other suggested similar baby names are Seelia, Seely, Seila, Sela, Seula, Sheeba, Sheena, Sheera, Shell and Shelle. These names tend to be more commonly used than Sheela.