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What does Sibel mean?

Sibel Pronunciation of 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)


VARIANTS Sybille, Sybill, Sybil, Sybelle, Sybel, Sibyll, Sibelle, Sibell, Sibbell, Cybill, Cybil, Cybele

RELATED FORMS VIA SIBYL Sib, Sibella, Sibilla, Sibylla, Sybella

(female) Sabel, ..

(male) Sief, ..

Sibel Audree (S.A.), ..

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?

Sybil (#1865 IN 2018) and Sibyl are the prominent related forms of Sibel (NOT RANKED) appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Sibel was common 98 years ago (USAGE OF 0.05%) and has become much diminished since (USAGE 0.01%, 85.9% LESS), with versions like Sibyl falling out of fashion. (2018 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-sounding 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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