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What does Bathsheba mean?

Bathsheba Pronunciation of Bathsheba [bathshe-ba] as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Bathsheba is "daughter of oath". Biblical: Bathsheba was the mistress and later the wife of King David.

Associated with: oath, biblical, king (queen).


Bathsheba has 10 variants: Bathseva, Bathshua, Batsheba, Batsheva, Batshua, Batya, Bethsabee, Bethsheba, Sheba and Sheva.

Creative forms:
(female) Bathshebe, Bathshera, ..

(male) Bathsheber, Bathshemar, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bathsheba Logan (B.L.), ..

How popular is Bathsheba?

Bathsheba is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Bathsheba is also an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. The only popular variation form of Bathsheba (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 is Batsheva. This form of Bathsheba was popular as a baby name in the year 2012 (#1238). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Batsheva in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bathsheba and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Baseema, Basha, Bathilda, Bathshira, Batista and Bethea. Like Bathsheba, these names are not frequently used.

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