First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sheel

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From Old Irish síl (“seed”).

  1. (botany) seed, pip, oats
  2. (cytology) sperm, spunk
  3. issue, offspring, lineage

    Notable Persons Named Sheel

    Sheel was born on May 20th, 1936 in Naushera, Pakistan, India. He breathed his last breath on October 13th, 2010.


    Sheel was born in 1906. He passed away in 1996.


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    Fun Facts about the name Sheel

    • How Popular is the name Sheel? Sheel is the 58,277th most popular name of all time.
    • How many people with the first name Sheel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 25 babies born with the first name Sheel in the United States.
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sheel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1989 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
    • When was Sheel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sheel is Sunday, April 3rd, 1910.
    • What year had the most people named Sheel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sheel was in 1989 with a total of 5 babies.
    • Weird things about the name Sheel: Your name in reverse order is Leehs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Elehs. How do you pronounce that?

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    • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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