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No, you're eyes are not deceiving you, and you're not seeing a typo. While not the typical spelling, the name Shiela is still another variant and is used to this day. Shiela is a baby girl’s name of English and Irish origin that means “blind.” It is a variant spelling of Sheila and the Anglicized version of the name Sile. Shiela is a popular spelling of the name in Ireland and the Philipines. Let's find out more about the name Shiela.

Meaning and Origin of the name Shiela:

Shiela is a baby girl’s name of English and Irish origin that means “blind.” Shiela is a variant spelling of Sheila and the Anglicized form of Sile. Shiela derives from the Latin name Cecilia.

Symbolism of the name Shiela:

Shiela means “blind”. It comes from the name of Saint Cecilia, who was a semi-legendary 2nd- or 3rd-century martyr who was sentenced to die for refusing to worship the Roman gods. She is the patron saint of music.

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Gender of the name Shiela:

Shiela is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Shiela:


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Emotion evoked from the name Shiela:

Shiela evokes feelings of hard work and good sense.

Alternative spellings for the name Shiela:

Sheila, Sheela, Sile

Popularity of the name Shiela:

According to the Social Security Administration, Shiela is a popular baby girl’s name. It was in the top 1000 baby names from 1951 to 1971. It peaked in 1970 at #714.

Great middle names for the name Shiela and their meanings:

  • Caroline (free man)
  • Jane (God is gracious)
  • Alina (bright, beautiful)
  • Meri (joyful)
  • Mabel (lovable)
  • Nora (light)
  • Layne (path or roadway)
  • Delores (lady of sorrows)

Famous people with the name Shiela:

  • Shiela (American singer)
  • Shiela Grant Duff (British author and journalist)
  • Shiela Makoto (Zimbabwean association football player)
  • Shiela Marie Pineda (Filipino volleyball player)
  • Shiela Mehra (Indian doctor)
  • Shiela (television, “Rugrats”)
  • Shiela Winters Haddock (literature, “Frozen Dragon”)
  • Shiela (video game, “Mabinogi”)
  • Shiela (video game, “Brave Nine”)
  • Shiela Whittier (comics, “The Tomb of Dracula”)
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