Meaning and name origin
Sheilagh \she(i)-la-gh\ as a girl's name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Sheilagh is "blind". Sheilagh is a variant of Sheila (Irish, Gaelic): variant of Sile, an Irish form of the Latin-derived Celia.
Sheilagh has 20 variant forms: Shayla▼, Shaylagh, Shaylah, Shaylla, Sheela, Sheelagh, Sheelah, Sheilah, Sheilia, Sheilya, Shela, Shelagh, Shelia▼, Shella, Sheyla, Shiela, Shila, Shilah, Shilea, Shyla▼.
Sheilagh 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 Sheilagh and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Shayla (#746), Shyla, Shiela, Shelia, Sheila and Sheyla. (2014 statistics).
Sheilagh is also pronounced similarly to Shailagh. Like Sheilagh, this name is not commonly used.