Meaning and Name Origin
Sabrina \s(a)-bri-na, sab-rina\ as a girls' 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 prominent first name for females (#312 out of 4276, Top 7%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Sabrina for girls. Sabrina entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its peak position of #53 in the U.S. in the year 1997, and is presently at #332. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Sabrina and affiliated names. The only other popular varying form of Sabrina (#332 a year ago) rated in the Top 1000 is Bree. These girl names reached the peak of their popularity in 1997 and have become much less popular since. Sabrina (#332) is the most trendy birth name in this list. (2014 Birth Statistics)