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Popularity
19k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Sybil

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Prophetess
  • #1661 All Time
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How popular is the name "Sybil" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1881660
188211110
1883550
1884770
188510100
1886990
1887990
188816160
188914140
189010100
189125250
189218180
189318180
189422220
189529290
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19142062060
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19303193190
19312752750
19322682680
19332862860
19342702700
19352862860
19363703700
19373223220
19383573570
19393663660
19403683680
19413043040
19422932930
19432872870
19442562560
19452412410
19462762760
19472492490
19482202200
19492142140
19502082080
19512252250
19522152150
19532022020
19541941940
19551781780
19561671670
19571691690
19581821820
19591461460
19601651650
19611291290
19621811810
19632112110
19641421420
19651531530
19661441440
19671031030
196889890
196979790
197076760
197183830
197288880
19731031030
19741171170
19751191190
19761051050
197789890
197861610
197991910
198093930
198170700
198247470
198333330
198439390
198532320
198653530
198740400
198832320
198932320
199033330
199126260
199229290
199318180
199424240
199520200
199611110
199715150
199812120
1999990
200016160
200118180
2002880
2003990
200415150
200520200
200619190
200715150
200818180
200912120
201012120
201113130
201216160
201367670
201486860

Want to know about the populiarty of Sybil? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 19,009 babies born with the name Sybil in the United States. That's more than enough Sybils to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1881 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Sybil" was in 1921 with a total of 541 babies.

According to the 1965 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Sybil" is not a popular baby girl's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 1965. Across the entire United States a total of only 153 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Sybil" mean?

Sybil (Greek): Prophetess

The name "Sybil" is of Greek origin and it means "Prophetess". It's a name commonly given to girls.

S is for scholar, the brilliant in you.

Y is for young, the years never show!

B is for bestow, as you give so much.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

L is for lucky, who is more?

Your name in reverse order is "Libys". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Bysil". 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.

Where is the name Sybil popular?



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

Celebrities named Sybil

Sybil Danning

Sybil Danning is an actress, producer, and director with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1968 to present. Sybil was born in 1952 as Sybille Johanna Danninger in Wels, Upper Austria, Austria.

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Sybil Buck

Sybil Buck is a musical artist. Sybil was born in 1972 in Versailles, France.

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Sybil Temchen

Sybil was born in 1975.

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Past life for Sybil born Oct 2, 1940

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of New Guinea approximately on 725. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

Name poster for Sybil

Name poster for Sybil(click to save the high quality version)

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