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What does Sheyla mean?

Sheyla /shey-la/ as a name for girls means "blind". Sheyla is an alternate form, with the suffix -yla, of Sheila (Irish, Gaelic): transcription of Sile.


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

Sheyla has 3 more different relations via Sheila: Seila, Selia and Shilla.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Sheyma, Sheysa, ..

(male) Sheyle, Sheyley, ..

How popular is Sheyla?

Sheyla is an unusual given name for females. Sheyla is an equally unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the baby name history of Sheyla for girls. Sheyla entered the list in 2000 and reached its peak position of #863 in the U.S. in the year 2006, and is currently at #1938. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

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

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

Below is a charted analysis of the statistics of Sheyla and associated names. Shayla (#746 last year), Sheila (#1416), Shyla (#1423), Shiela, Shela, Sheilah and Shelia are the prominent varying forms of Sheyla (#1938 last year). Adoption of these forms of Sheyla was common in the 1950s (average #1274) and has become significantly diminished since (#1690, 91%), with forms like Shayla becoming somewhat outmoded.

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

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

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

Similar Names


Sheyla is pronounced similarly to Chella, Chelli, Shaela, Shaila, Shaili, Shalia, Shaylee, Shellee, Shelley, Shelli, Shellie, Shelly, Shilo, Shula, Shylah, Shylo and Shyloh. Other suggested similar names are Beyla, Chela, Jeyla, Keyla, Leyla, Seelia, Seely, Sela, Seula, Sharla, Shaya, Shayda, Shayna, Shea, Sheba, Sheeba, Sheena, Sheera, Sheina, Shell, Shelle, Shena, Shera, Sheraa, Sheria, Sherli, Sheryl, Sheryle, Sheryll, Sheva, Shyra, Silya, Skyla, Stela, Stella, Suelo, Sula, Thecla and Thekla. These names tend to be more commonly used than Sheyla.