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What does Shiela mean?

Shiela Pronunciation of Shiela [shiela] as a name for girls. The name Shiela means "blind". Shiela is a variant form of Sheila (Irish, Gaelic): transcription of Sile.


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

3 more alternative forms via Sheila: Seila, Selia and Shilla.

Creative forms:
(female) Chila, Shiesa, ..

(male) Shieva, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shiela Eliza (S.E.), ..

How popular is Shiela?

Shiela is a very popular first name for women (#1150 out of 4276, Top 27%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shiela entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its top position of #898 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not listed currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Shayla (#800 last year), Shyla (#1451), Sheila (#1700), Sheyla, Shela, Sheilah and Shelia are the popular alternative forms of Shiela. These relations of Shiela were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.4%) and have become significantly less common since, with forms such as Sheyla going out of style.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Shiela is pronounced similarly to Chella, Shaela, Shaelee, Shaila, Shaili, Shalia, Shelli, Shelly, Shilo, Shiloh, Shula, Shylah and Shylo. Other suggested similar names are Abiela, Akiela, Aniela, Ariela, Aviela, Chela, Phila, Priela, Seelia, Seely, Sela, Seula, Shaena, Sharla, Shea, Sheba, Sheeba, Sheena, Sheera, Shell, Shelle, Shena, Shera, Sheva, Shieba, Shifra, Shinella, Shiona, Shira, Shirell, Shirely, Shirl, Shirlea, Shirly, Siena, Siera, Sile, Silia, Sillia, Silya, Simla, Skyla, Stela, Suelo, Sula and Uriela. These names tend to be less commonly used than Shiela.

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