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What does Sheilya mean?

Sheilya Pronunciation of Sheilya [sheilya] as a girls' name. Sheilya means "blind". Sheilya is an alternate form of Sheila (Irish, Gaelic): version of Sile.


Sheilya has 20 variants: Shayla, Shaylagh, Shaylah, Shaylla, Sheela, Sheelagh, Sheelah, Sheilagh, Sheilah, Sheilia, 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) Shellya, Shilya, ..

(male) Sheili, Sheisa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sheilya Maisie (S.M.), ..

How popular is Sheilya?

Sheilya is an uncommon given name for females. Sheilya is a unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Sheilya (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 are Shayla (#800 from recent data), Shyla (#1451), Sheila (#1700), Shiela, Sheyla, Shela, Sheilah and Shelia. Other variants, like Shaylah, are seldom used. These forms of Sheilya were at the height of their popularity 65 years ago (median #1274) and are now significantly less popular (#1743, 93.2%), with versions such as Shayla becoming somewhat dated. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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 Sheilya and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Sheilya is pronounced similarly to Chella, Shaela, Shaila, Shaili, Shalaya, Shalia, Shellee, Shelley, Shelli, Shellie, Shelly, Shilo, Shiloh and Shula. Other recommended names are Gelilya, Melya, Sarilia, Sasilia, Seelia, Seely, Sela, Selyna, Serilda, Seula, Sevilla, Shadya, Shailyn, Shaina, Shakila, Sharaya, Sharla, Sharly, Sharlyn, Shaya, Shaylyn, Sheeba, Sheena, Sheina, Sheirys, Shelbea, Shell, Shelle, Shenika, Sheniqua, Shera, Sheraa, Sheray, Sheraya, Sherey, Sheriesa (see Cherise), Sherilyn, Sherisa, Sherissa, Sherita, Sherlee, Sherli, Sherrilyn, Sherryl, Shery, Sheryn, Shieba, Shilom, Shirlea, Shirlyn, Sibilla, Sicilia, Silia, Siliya, Silja, Silva, Silya, Sirilla, Stela, Thalya and Tzelya. These names tend to be more commonly used than Sheilya.

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