What does Shelia mean?
(female) Sheil, ..
(male) Sheles, Shesil, .. Middle name pairings:
Shelia Yasmeen (S.Y.), ..
How popular is Shelia?
Shelia is a very prominent first name for women (#374 out of 4276, Top 9%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shelia was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its peak position of #189 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Shayla (#800 a year ago), Sheila (#1700), Sheilah, Shela, Sheyla, Shiela and Shyla (#1451) are the prominent varying forms of Shelia. These relations of Shelia were favored in the 1950s (median #1274) and have become significantly less common since (#1743, 93% less usage), with versions like Shayla becoming less trendy.
Shelia▼ is pronounced similarly to Chalia, Chella, Chelli, Chellie, Shaela, Shaelee, Shaila, Shaili, Shalaya, Shalee, Shalia, Shellee, Shelley▼, Shelli▼, Shellie▼, Shelly▼, Shilo, Shiloh▲, Shula, Shylah, Shylo and Shyloh. Other suggested similar names are Abelia, Adelia▼, Amelia▲, Celia▼, Chela, Chelisa, Chelsa, Chelsia, Deelia, Keelia, Lelia▼, Mahelia, Neelia, Ophelia▼, Orelia, Ovelia, Phemia, Salli, Sallie▼, Sarelia, Seelia, Seelie, Seeria, Sela, Selima, Selma▼, Shadia, Shalisa, Shalita, Shaliza, Shania▼, Sheba, Sheeba, Sheena▼, Sheera, Shelby▼, Shelisa, Shelom, Shena, Sheraa, Sheril, Sherisa, Sherita, Sheva, Silia, Siliya, Sillia, Silya, Stela, Suelo, Thelma▼, Uvelia and Zelia. These names tend to be less frequently used than Shelia.See names in meaning and etymology.