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Ranked #307


Gender: Girl. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 8 (Ranked #2198).

What does the name "Sheila" mean?

Sheila (Irish): Heaven

The name "Sheila" is of Irish origin and it means "Heaven". It's a name commonly given to girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

S is for special, you are, you know!

H is for handy, the helpful you.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

Your name in reverse order is "Aliehs". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Selhia". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Sheila" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Sheila? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 238,205 babies born with the name Sheila in the United States. That's more than enough Sheilas to occupy the territory of Mayotte (France) with an estimated population of 217,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1907 when it was given to 9 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Sheila" was in 1962 with a total of 8,780 babies. (That's a lot of baby Sheilas)

According to the 1943 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Sheila" is not a popular baby girl's name in Missouri. Imagine that, only 55 babies in Missouri have the same name as you in 1943. Across the entire United States a total of 3,076 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Sheila popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Sheila in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Sheila

Sheila E.

Sheila E. is a singer-songwriter, actress, percussionist, and drummer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1976 to present. Sheila was born in 1957 as Sheila Escovedo.


Sheila Kelley

Sheila was born in 1964.


Sheila Khosla

Sheila was born in 1979.


Past life for Sheila born Mar 2, 1972

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ukraine approximately on 775. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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