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Gender: Female Meaning of Sheila: "blind one" Origin of Sheila: Irish variation of Cecilia

The name Sheila is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "blind one". Sheila and is often added to lists like Unique Vintage Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "How to spell a name".

From the experts:

Sheila peaked in popularity from the 1930s to the 1960s (she reached Number 49 in 1965), along with Maureen and Colleen; parents today would probably go back to the original Cecilia or forward to Shea.

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Popularity

Sheila is #1971 on Nameberry

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Sheila's International Variations

Sile (Irish Gaelic)

Comments

SBR Says:

2017-05-15T05:11:13

Love the name

rie Says:

2015-01-25T02:41:24

Eddy...