In antiquity, the oracular seeresses
of the Ancient Near East and the Mediterranean were referred to by the Greek term "sibyls
". In modern times, when "Sibyl
" is adopted for a woman's name, the conventional spelling is "Sybil"
- Sybil (musical act), 1980's glam band from San Francisco.
- Sybil (Auchincloss), 1952 novel by Louis Auchincloss.
- Sybil (novel) or The Two Nations, 1845 novel by Benjamin Disraeli.
- Sybil, English-language version of the operetta Szibill by Victor Jacobi.
- Sybil Fawlty, a character played by Prunella Scales in the British sitcom Fawlty Towers
- Sybil Birling, a character in the play, An Inspector Calls by J. B. Priestley.
- Sybill Trelawney, a character in the Harry Potter series, professor of Divination at Hogwarts.
- Sybil (rock band) from Austin, Texas.
Sybil Carpenter- Pefect Day For Bananafish, author J.D. Salinger
- "Sybil-Ilia",current fashion journalist in sybilia.com