Sybill Name Meaning & Origin

Sybill

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Origin of the name Sybil:

Derived from the Latin Sibylla (a fortuneteller, a prophetess). The sibyls, women of ancient Greece and Rome, where mouthpieces of the ancient oracles and seers into the future. In the Middle Ages, they were believed to be receptors of divine revelation; thus Sibyl came into use as an acceptable given name. Var: Sibella.

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Sybill Trelawney is the professor of Divination at Hogwarts in the Harry Potter series.

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