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

Sheila Origin and Meaning

The name Sheila is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "blind one".

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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Sheila's International Variations

Sile (Irish Gaelic)


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