Sibyl

August 29, 2014 § Leave a comment

ORIGIN:
Alternate spelling of “Sybil”, from the Greek “Sibylla”, meaning “prophetess”.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Cybill, Sibella, Sibilla, Sibylla, Sibylle, Sybella, Sybil, Sybila, Sybilla, Sybille, etc.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
– Sibyl Merridew, a pretty little Rebel in Tory’s clothing,  in “Sibyl’s Slipper”, a story of the American Revolutionary War, from Nora Perry’s A Flock of Girls and Boys (1895).

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