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What does Sybel mean?

Sybel Pronunciation of 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)


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

RELATED FORMS VIA SIBYL, SYBIL Sib, Sibella, Sybella, Sybilla

(female) Sabel, ..

(male) Syley, ..

Sybel Asiya (S.A.), ..

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?

Sybil (#1865 VIA LATEST LIST), Sibyl and Sybilla are the prominent varying forms of Sybel (NOT RANKED). Adoption of these relations of Sybel was at its highest during 1920-1929 (AVERAGE #1018) and has become much less since, with versions like Sibyl becoming somewhat outmoded. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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-sounding 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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