What does Sheila mean?
Sheila▼ has 26 variants: Seila, Selia, Shayla▼, Shaylagh, Shaylah, Shaylah, Shaylla, Sheela, Sheelagh, Sheelah, Sheilagh, Sheilah, Sheileen, Sheilia, Sheilya, Shela, Shelagh, Shelia▼, Shella, Sheyla, Shiela, Shila, Shilah, Shilea, Shilla and Shyla▼.
Sheila▼ has 1 more alternative form via Celia, Sile: Ceil.Kreatif forms: Sheili, Sheisa, Sheita. [more]
How popular is Sheila?
Sheila is a very prominent first name for women (#124 out of 4276, Top 3%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Sheila for girls. Sheila entered the list in 1920-1929 and reached its top rank of #59 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Cecilia (#206 from current records), Shayla (#746), Celia (#788), Shiela, Shyla, Sheyla, Ceil and Shelia are the prominent variation forms of Sheila. Adoption of these forms of Sheila was common during the years 1950-1959 (adoption of 0.344%) and is somewhat lower today (adoption 0.14%, ▼59.3%), with the forms Shayla, Shyla, Celia, Shelia and Sheila becoming somewhat dated. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Sheila and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Sheila▼ is pronounced similarly to Celli, Chalia, Chella, Chelli, Chellie, Schelley, Shaela, Shaelee, Shaila, Shailagh, Shaili, Shalaya, Shalee, Shalia, Shaylee▼, Shellee, Shelley▼, Shelli▼, Shellie▼, Shelly▼, Shilo, Shiloh▲, Shula, Shylah, Shylo and Shyloh. Other recommended similar baby names are Breila, Ceila, Chela, Geila, Keila, Leila▲, Neila, Phila, Sal, Salli, Sally▼, Seelia, Seelie, Seely, Sela, Selie, Seula, Shaina▼, Shakila, Sharla▼, Shea▼, Sheba, Sheeba, Sheena▼, Sheera, Sheina, Shelisa, Shell, Shelle, Shemira, Shena, Shenika, Shera, Sheraa, Sheria, Sherica, Sherifa, Sheril, Sherill, Sherina, Sherisa, Sherita, Sherli, Sheva, Shira, Silia, Siliya, Sillia, Silliya, Silya, Skyla▲, Soulle, Stela, Stella▲, Suelo, Sula▼, Sylwia, Thecla, Theia, Theida and Thekla. These names tend to be less frequently used than Sheila.