Shiela

First Name
4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shiela

"Shiela" is a name of Irish origin, and it means "Heaven". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Notable Persons Named Shiela

Shiela was born on May 11th, 1913. She left this life on March 19th, 2004.

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Shiela Mehra is a gynaecology, obstetrics, gynaecologist, and obstetrician.

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How popular is the baby name Shiela in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1908 7 7 0
1915 5 5 0
1920 6 6 0
1924 13 13 0
1925 5 5 0
1926 7 7 0
1927 7 7 0
1929 12 12 0
1930 12 12 0
1931 9 9 0
1932 11 11 0
1933 13 13 0
1934 7 7 0
1935 23 23 0
1936 29 29 0
1937 17 17 0
1938 19 19 0
1939 20 20 0
1940 25 25 0
1941 41 41 0
1942 46 46 0
1943 42 42 0
1944 40 40 0
1945 56 56 0
1946 58 58 0
1947 79 79 0
1948 74 74 0
1949 74 74 0
1950 75 75 0
1951 92 92 0
1952 81 81 0
1953 92 92 0
1954 76 76 0
1955 81 81 0
1956 99 99 0
1957 115 115 0
1958 98 98 0
1959 131 131 0
1960 126 126 0
1961 136 136 0
1962 127 127 0
1963 157 157 0
1964 156 156 0
1965 146 146 0
1966 134 134 0
1967 112 112 0
1968 129 129 0
1969 132 132 0
1970 216 216 0
1971 139 139 0
1972 116 116 0
1973 91 91 0
1974 72 72 0
1975 53 53 0
1976 75 75 0
1977 53 53 0
1978 47 47 0
1979 44 44 0
1980 39 39 0
1981 29 29 0
1982 47 47 0
1983 24 24 0
1984 32 32 0
1985 37 37 0
1986 30 30 0
1987 33 33 0
1988 13 13 0
1989 16 16 0
1990 22 22 0
1991 25 25 0
1992 21 21 0
1993 17 17 0
1994 18 18 0
1995 8 8 0
1996 8 8 0
1997 10 10 0
1999 6 6 0
2000 7 7 0
2001 8 8 0

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Popularity of Shiela as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Shiela

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  • How Popular is the name Shiela? Shiela is the 4,076th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shiela have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,408 babies born with the first name Shiela in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shiela to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shiela? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1908 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Shiela first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shiela is Monday, September 29th, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Shiela born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shiela was in 1970 with a total of 216 babies.
  • Random Shiela Factoid: According to the 1968 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shiela is not a popular baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1968.
  • Weird things about the name Shiela: Your name in reverse order is Aleihs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ihesla. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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