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Meaning of First Name: Sheila


Name:
Sheila
Pronunciation:
\she(i)-la\
Gender:
girl
Meaning:
blind
Origin:
Latin
Relate Names:
Not Provided
Name Similar:
None

Popularity

Sheila is a very popular first name for women (#124 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

Introduction

Sheila \she(i)-la\ as a girl's name is pronounced SHEE-lah. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Sheila is "blind". Variant of Sile, an Irish form of the Latin-derived Celia. In Australian slang, "Sheila" is a woman. Sheela is a Hindi name meaning "gentle". Sheila has 26 variant forms: Seila, Selia, Shayla, Shaylah, Shaylagh, Shaylah, Shaylla, Sheela, Sheelagh, Sheelah, Sheilagh, Sheilah, Sheileen, Sheilia, Sheilya, Shela, Shelagh, Shelia, Shella, Sheyla, Shiela, Shila, Shilah

Census About Last Name: Alexander


Last Name:
ALEXANDER
Origin:
English
Meaning:
Derived from the given name ALEXANDER
Population Rank:
111
Population:
193443
Occurrences/100,000 people:
71.71
Cumulative proportion/100,000:
17922.76
Non-Hispanic White Only:
60.91%
Non-Hispanic Black Only:
33.22%
Non-Hispanic Asian&Pacific Islander Only:
0.91%
Non-Hispanic American Indian&Alaskan Native Only:
0.7%
Non-Hispanic of 2 or More Races:
2.05%
Hispanic Origin:
2.21 %
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, Population Analysis & Evaluation Staff.
Lastnames provided above include all lastnames with over 0.001% frequency in the US population during the 1990 census. The table above includes over 50000 most common last names in America.