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What does Sheilia mean?

Sheilia Pronunciation of Sheilia [sheil-ia] as a girls' name. The meaning of the name Sheilia is "blind". Sheilia is an alternate form of Sheila (Irish, Gaelic): variation of Sile.


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

4 more related forms via Sheila: Seila, Selia, Sheileen and Shilla.

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

(male) Sheiler, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sheilia Danica (S.D.), ..

How popular is Sheilia?

Sheilia is a rare first name for females. Sheilia is an equivalently rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Sheilia (not ranked) are Shayla (#800 from recent data), Sheila (#1700), Sheilah, Shela, Shelia, Sheyla, Shiela and Shyla (#1451). Other forms, like Sheelagh, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Sheilia was more pronounced among parents during 1950-1959 (median #1274) and is now significantly diminished, with versions such as Sheila becoming less stylish. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Sheilia is alike in pronunciation to Chalia, Chella, Chelli, Chellie, Shaela, Shaila, Shaili, Shalia, Shellee, Shelley, Shelli, Shellie, Shelly, Shilo, Shiloh and Shula. Other recommended names are Ceilia, Phelia, Philia, Sacilia, Sarilia, Sasilia, Seelia, Seelie, Sela, Selie, Sesilia, Seula, Sheina, Shelisa, Shell, Shelle, Sheria, Shericia, Sherilin, Sherli, Sherlie, Sicilia, Silia, Siliya, Sillia and Silya. These names tend to be more frequently used than Sheilia.

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