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What does Sybel mean?

Sybel Pronunciation of Sybel [sybel] as a girls' name has its root in Greek, and the meaning of the name Sybel is "prophetess, oracle". Sybel is an alternate spelling of Sibyl (Greek): in ancient myth. Sybel is also a variant of Sybil (Greek).

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


Sybel has 11 variants: Cybele, Cybil, Cybill, Sibbell, Sibel, Sibell, Sibelle, Sibyll, Sybelle, Sybill and Sybille.

4 more related forms via Sibyl, Sybil: Sib, Sibella, Sybella and Sybilla.

Creative forms:
(female) Subel, ..

(male) Sybela, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sybel Korra (S.K.), ..

How popular is Sybel?

Sybel is a rare first name for women. Sybel is an equally unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Sybilla, Sybil and Sibyl are the prominent varying forms of Sybel (not ranked). Adoption of these relations of Sybel was at its highest during 1910-1919 (average #963), but now, versions like Sibyl have become somewhat outmoded. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Sybel is pronounced similarly to Cybel, Sabelle and Sable. Other suggested similar names are Isbel, Kyel, Mabel, Maybel, Orbel, Sonel, Sorel, Sunel, Sydel, Sydell and Ysbel. These names tend to be more frequently used than Sybel.

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