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Girl Name: Shela

Name: Shela
Pronunciation: \sh(e)-la\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: blind
Origin: Irish
Sounds Like: Chela, Shell, Shaela, Shyla, Shila, Shiela, Sheyla, Shella, Shelia, Sheela, Shula
Similar Names: Sheva, Sheba, Sela, Shea, Shena, Shera
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 2771


Shela \sh(e)-la\ as a girl's name is a variant of Sheila (Irish, Gaelic), and the meaning of Shela is "blind".

The baby name Shela sounds like Chela, Shell, Shaela, Shyla, Shila, Shiela, Sheyla, Shella, Shelia, Sheela and Shula. Other similar baby names are Sheva, Sheba, Sela, Shea, Shena and Shera.


Shela is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2771 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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