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).
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.