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What does Sibel mean?

Sibel Pronunciation of Sibel [sibel] as a name for girls is a Greek name, and the meaning of Sibel is "prophetess, oracle". Sibel is an alternate spelling of Sibyl (Greek): in ancient myth.

Associated with: greek, prophetess, oracle (wisdom).


Sibel has 12 variants: Cybele, Cybil, Cybill, Sibbell, Sibell, Sibelle, Sibyll, Sybel, Sybelle, Sybil, Sybill and Sybille.

5 more related forms via Sibyl: Sib, Sibella, Sibilla, Sibylla and Sybella.

Creative forms:
(female) Sabbel, Silbel, ..

(male) Sief, Sisil, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sibel Fatimah (S.F.), ..

How popular is Sibel?

Sibel is an unusual given name for females but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#88825 out of 150436, Top 59%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Sybil and Sibyl are the prominent related forms of Sibel (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Sibel was common 105 years ago (usage of 0.04%), but now, versions like Sibyl have fallen out of fashion. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sibyl, Sybil in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Sibel is alike in pronunciation to Cybel, Sabelle and Sable. Other suggested similar names are Isbel, Lisel, Mabel, Orbel, Sile, Sine, Siseel, Sisely, Sonel, Sorel, Sunel, Sydel, Vitel and Ysbel. These names tend to be more frequently used than Sibel.

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