Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Shayla (#800 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Sheila (#1700), Sheilah, Shela, Shelia, Sheyla, Shiela and Shyla (#1451) are the prominent alternative forms of Shila (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Seila, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Shila was more pronounced among parents during the years 1950-1959 (MEDIAN #1274) and is now significantly reduced (#1743, ▼93%). (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)
Shila is alike in pronunciation to Chalia, Chella, Shaela, Shaila, Shailagh, Shaili, Shalaya, Shalee, Shalia, Shelli▼, Shelly▼, Shilo, Shiloh▲, Shula, Shylah, Shylo and Shyloh. Other recommended names are Abila, Aila, Avila, Baila, Caila, Chela, Dila, Emila, Gaila, Geila, Gila, Glila, Kaila▼, Keila, Lila▲, Mila▲, Naila, Neila, Nila, Odila, Phila, Saida, Saira, Sela, Seula, Shaina▼, Shakila, Shana▼, Shara, Sharla, Shaya, Sheba, Sheina, Shell, Shera, Sheva, Shieba, Shifra, Shiona, Shira, Shiri, Shirl, Shona, Shuna, Shura, Shyra, Sile, Silia, Silva, Silya, Sima, Sina, Skyla▲, Stela, Sula, Tehila, Tsila and Tzila. These names tend to be less commonly used than Shila.See names in meaning and etymology.