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What does Sabah mean?

Sabah Pronunciation of Sabah [sabah] as a name for girls is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Sabah means "from Sheba; morning; promise". Sabah is an alternate form of Saba (Greek, Arabic). Sabah is also a variation of Sheba (Hebrew): transcription of Bathsheba.

Associated with: morning (dawn), promise (oath).


1 relation via Saba, Sheba: Shebah.

Creative forms:
(female) Shabah, Stabah, ..

(male) Sabur, Sagh, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sabah Ariyana (S.A.), ..

How popular is Sabah?

Sabah is an unusual first name for women but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#93841 out of 150436, Top 62%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Sabah has yet to be ranked in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sabah name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sabah outside U.S.

Similar Names

Sabah is alike in pronunciation to Zeba, Zuba and Zubah. Other recommended names are Barah, Carah, Chabah, Dajah, Danah, Darah, Dayah, Farah, Ganah, Haibah, Halah, Hanah, Janah, Kalah, Karah, Kibah, Lanah, Lubah, Maiah, Marah, Mayah, Rabiah, Rafah, Ramah, Sable, Sabra, Sabrah, Sada, Sadah, Sairah, Salmah, Sana, Sannah, Sara, Sarah, Sarai, Saran, Sarhah, Sariah, Sarrah, Sasa, Serah, Shanah, Simah, Tajah, Tarah and Zarah. These names tend to be more commonly used than Sabah.

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