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What does Shilea mean?

Shilea Pronunciation of Shilea [shilea] as a girls' name has the meaning "blind". Shilea is an alternate spelling of Sheila (Irish, Gaelic): variation of Sile.


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

4 more different relations via Sheila: Seila, Selia, Sheileen and Shilla.

Creative forms:
(female) Shalea, Shisea, ..

(male) Shili, Shily, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shilea Milena (S.M.), ..

How popular is Shilea?

Shilea is a rare first name for females. Shilea is an equivalently unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Shilea (not ranked) are Shayla (#800 the previous year), Sheila (#1700), Sheilah, Shela, Shelia, Sheyla, Shiela and Shyla (#1451). Other variants, like Sheilagh, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Shilea reached its peak during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.4%) and has become much lower since, with forms such as Shayla becoming less trendy. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Shilea is pronounced similarly to Chalia, Chella, Shaela, Shaelee, Shaila, Shaili, Shalaya, Shalee, Shalia, Shaylee, Shellee, Shelley, Shelli, Shelly, Shilo, Shiloh, Shula, Shylah, Shylo and Shyloh. Other recommended names are Emilea, Hailea, Kilea, Phila, Philena, Philia, Sallee, Salley, Seelia, Sela, Seula, Shalena, Shalva, Shanea, Shea, Shelbea, Shell, Shelle, Shieba, Shifra, Shilom, Shinead, Shiona, Shira, Shiree, Shirlea, Shirlee, Shirley, Sile, Sileas, Silia, Siliya, Silja, Sillia, Silva, Silya, Skyla, Sula, Thilda and Whitlea. These names tend to be more commonly used than Shilea.

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