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Meaning and name origin

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

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


Sheelagh 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 Sheelagh and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Shayla, Sheila, Shelia, Sheyla, Shiela and Shyla. (2015 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

Sheelagh is also pronounced similarly to Shailagh. Another suggested similar baby name is Sheenagh. Like Sheelagh, these names are not commonly used.


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