- any of certain women consulted as prophetesses by the ancient Greeks and Romans
- a fortuneteller
Origin of sibylMiddle English sibille from Classical Latin sibylla from Classical Greek
a feminine name: var. Sybil
Origin of SibylClassical Latin Sibylla: see sibyl
- One of a number of women regarded as oracles or prophets by the ancient Greeks and Romans.
- A woman prophet.
Origin of sibylMiddle English sibile from Old French from Latin Sibylla from Greek Sibulla
- A female given name.
- Alternative capitalization of sibyl
- Used as a name since the Middle Ages. Since the 19th century usually spelled Sybil.