Meaning and name origin
Sabrina \s(a)-bri-na, sab-rina\ as a girl's name is pronounced sa-BREE-nah. It is of Celtic origin. Mythology: the name of a Celtic maiden in a Welsh tale. In Celtic legend, Sabrina was the character who gave her name to the river Severn (in England). Known in modern times through the play and movie "Sabrina Fair". The name was used in the 19th and 20th centuries.
For more information, see also the related girl name Bree.
Sabrina is a very popular first name for females (#312 out of 4276, Top 7%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Sabrina for girls. Sabrina reached its highest rank of #53 in the U.S. in 1997. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Sabrina and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Sabrina (#332) and Bree. (2014 statistics).