- a feminine name
- [s-]Austral., N.Z., Informal a girl or young woman
Origin of SheilaIrish
Origin of sheilaFrom the name Sheila
- (Australia, New Zealand, slang) A woman.
- See man
From Sheila (“female given name").
- A female given name.
Originally used in Ireland; popular in the UK from the 1920s to the 1950s.
Anglicized spelling of SÃle, the Irish form of Cecilia.