Name: Shelia

Origin and Meaning of the Name Shelia

  • Meaning:
    Blind
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  • Meaning:
    God is mine
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (sheh lee ah); (SHEE lee ah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Shelia

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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Shelia is probably most widespread as a coinage, derived from the name Sheila (itself a Gaelic cognate of Cecilia, from the Latin meaning "blind").

    Shelia could however be taken as a variant transcription of the Hebrew Sheliya, meaning "god is mine."

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