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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #1661 most popular

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 smile, it gives you face value.

Y is for young, the years never show!

B is for bloom, your glow of life.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

L is for loyalty, that you show.

Your name in reverse order is "Libys". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Sibyl". 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 "Sybil" in the U.S.?


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 1962 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Sybil" is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 12 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1962. Across the entire United States a total of only 181 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 their career being from 1968 to present. Sybil was born in 1952 as Sybille Johanna Danninger in Wels, Upper Austria, Austria.


Sybil Buck

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


Sybil Temchen

Sybil was born in 1975.


Past life for Sybil born Jun 15, 1998

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 Central India approximately on 1200. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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