Shelia

Shelia - A very unique female name



  Sep 15,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Shelia appeared on the charts for the first time in 1936 on position #1405. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Shelia and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Shelia? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Shelia. The baby girl name Shelia was given to 5 baby girls in 1999, ranking #4888 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 299,390 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Shelia peaked in popularity 60 years ago in 1959 on position 169.



Famous with this name

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Shelia O'Shea
Shelia Weiss


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Shelia is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Shelia is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #2,839 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,839.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Shelia is where you live.


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Shelia origin and meaning

Shelia is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Shelia, pop culture references for the name Shelia and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Shelia

We've found the following names that sound similar to Shelia, sorted by popularity.

Sheila / Sally / Shelly / Shelley / Sallie / Shayla / Shellie / Skyla / Shelli / Shaylee /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
19994888
19954021
19943162
19933241
19922186
19911663
19902125
19892543
19881410
19871382
19861105
19851121
1984986
19831065
1982911
1981821
1980742
1979680
1978618
1977575
1976515
1975423
1974368
1973325
1972305
1971276
1970262
1969232
1968220
1967208
1966182
1965182
1964186
1963187
1962173
1961189
1960177
1959169
1958180
1957180
1956184
1955183
1954190
1953204
1952223
1951226
1950242
1949269
1948272
1947288
1946312
1945400
1944475
1943505
1942594
1941691
1940804
1939874
19381040
19371727
19361405

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas2839

Even more about Shelia


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Shelia a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Shelia?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1959
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Shelia
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 299,390
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1936
1999 births +5

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