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What does Sheilah mean?

Sheilah Pronunciation of Sheilah [sheilah] as a girls' name has the meaning "blind". Sheilah is a version of Sheila (Irish, Gaelic): variation of Sile.


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

3 more relations via Sheila: Seila, Sheileen and Shilla.

Creative forms:
(female) Shalah, Sheilla, ..

(male) Sheilan, Sheiley, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sheilah Wilhelmina (S.W.), ..

How popular is Sheilah?

Sheilah is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2894 out of 4276, Top 68%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Sheilah entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its apex position of #1081 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not found in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sheilah name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sheilah outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Sheilah are Shayla (#800 in 2015), Shyla (#1451), Sheila (#1700), Shiela, Sheyla, Shela and Shelia. Adoption of these forms of Sheilah reached its highest 7 decades ago (adoption of 0.4%) and has become much reduced since, with versions such as Sheyla falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sheilah, Shayla, Sheila, Shela, Shelia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sheyla, Shiela, Shyla in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sheilah and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Sheilah is alike in pronunciation to Chella, Shaela, Shaila, Shailagh, Shaili, Shellee, Shelley, Shelli, Shellie, Shelly, Shilo, Shiloh, Shula, Shylah and Shyloh. Other suggested similar names are Adellah, Akeelah, Akilah, Bewlah, Eilah, Gelilah, Jamilah, Kaelah, Kalilah, Kamilah, Keilah, Leelah, Leilah, Nabilah, Nailah, Samirah, Sebinah, Seemah, Sela, Selimah, Selmah, Serinah, Seula, Shailyn, Shaina, Shainah, Shalvah, Shannah, Sharla, Shastah, Shea, Sheba, Shebah, Sheenah, Sheera, Sheina, Shelbi, Shelby, Shell, Shelle, Shelom, Shera, Sherah, Sherai, Sheran, Sherica, Sherill, Sherlee, Sherli, Sherlie, Shervahn, Shervan, Shifrah, Shilom, Shira, Shirah, Shivahn, Shonah, Simah and Sofiah. These names tend to be less frequently used than Sheilah.

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