What does Shela mean?
(female) Sheal, Sheda, ..
(male) Sheley, Sheta, .. Middle name pairings:
Shela Saphira (S.S.), ..
How popular is Shela?
Shela is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2771 out of 4276, Top 65%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shela was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its peak position of #1824 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not ranked currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Shayla (#800 from current records), Sheila (#1700), Sheilah, Shelia, Sheyla, Shiela and Shyla (#1451) are the prominent varying forms of Shela appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Shaylagh, are seldom used. These forms of Shela reached the top of their popularity 65 years ago (usage of 0.38%) and are now significantly less common (usage 0.03%, 93% less), with forms such as Shayla becoming less in vogue.
Shela is alike in pronunciation to Chalia, Chella, Chelli, Shaela, Shaelee, Shaila, Shaili, Shalaya, Shalee, Shalia, Shellee, Shelley▼, Shelli▼, Shellie▼, Shelly▼, Shilo, Shiloh▲, Shula, Shylah, Shylo and Shyloh. Other recommended names are Anela, Asela, Cela, Chela, Dela, Huela, Kaela▼, Laela, Lela▼, Loela, Nela, Odela, Orela, Scheba, Seelia, Seely, Sela, Seula, Shaena, Shaka, Shana▼, Shara, Sharla, Shaya, She-, Shea, Sheba, Shebah, Sheeba, Sheina, Shelbi▼, Shell, Shelle, Shena, Sher, Shera, Sheraa, Sherae, Sherah, Sherai, Sheria, Shery, Sheva, Shira, Shona, Shuna, Siena▲, Skyla▲, Stela, Stepa, Suelo, Sula, Thecla and Zoela. These names tend to be less commonly used than Shela.See names in meaning and etymology.