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Sybil -- Name Info

This eMedTV Web page highlights information about the name Sybil. This may include information about variations, and meaning.

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The graph shows the rank based on the number of children named Sybil from 1881 to 1966 when it was in the top 1000 baby names in the United States. Roll over the graph to see the rank for each year.
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Meanings and Variations

Sybil is from Greek meaning Prophet.
Alternates for Sybil include: Cybill, Sibyl, Sibbel, Sibbie, Sibbill, Sibel, Sibell, Sibilla, Sibylline, Sybel, Sybella, Sybelle, Sybill, and Syble
Famous people named Sybil
Sibyl Buck, Musician and Model: After quitting the modeling industry in 1998, Buck began playing rock music in bands. She played bass and sang in Champions of Sound with Chris Traynor of Orange 9mm and Helmet, and with Sergio Vega of Quicksand. Buck currently plays bass guitar for Joseph Arthur's rock band, The Lonely Astronauts. She also acted, playing the personal assistant of Zorg in the 1997 film, The Fifth Element.
Sibyl Colefax, Interiro Designer: Lady Colefax (1874 – September 22, 1950) was a notable English interior decorator and socialite in the first half of the twentieth century. Widely admired for her taste after she had lost most of her fortune in the Wall Street Crash she began to decorate professionally. She was able to purchase the decorating division of the antique dealers Stair and Andrew of Bruton Street, Mayfair and established Sibyl Colefax Ltd. In 1944 the business took a lease on 39 Brook Street, Mayfair where it remains to this day. She renamed the business Sibyl Colefax and John Fowler Ltd, the name continuing today as the decorating division of the Colefax Group Plc.
Sybil Seely, Actress: A silent film actress who worked with the well known silent film comedy actor Buster Keaton. She was credited in most of her films as Sibye Trevilla.
Cybill Shepherd, Actress: An American actress, singer and former model. Her best known roles include starring as Jacy in The Last Picture Show, as Betsy in Taxi Driver, as Madeleine Spencer in Psych, as Maddie Hayes in Moonlighting, as Cybill Sheridan in Cybill, and as Phyllis Kroll in The L Word.

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