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What does Sheba mean?

Sheba /she-ba/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced SHEE-bah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Sheba is "promise".

Nickname of Bathsheba. Sheba is the name of a kingdom in southern Arabia noted for its great wealth. Biblical: the queen of Sheba journeyed to Jerusalem to see for herself whether accounts about Solomon's great wisdom and wealth were true.


Sheba has 6 variants: Saba, Sabah, Scheba, Shebah, Sheeba and Shieba.

Sheba has 9 more related forms via Bathsheba: Bathseva, Bathshua, Batsheba, Batsheva, Batshua, Batya, Bethsabee, Bethsheba and Sheva.

Kreatif forms: Shayba. [more]

How popular is Sheba?

Sheba is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3764 out of 4276, Top 88%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Sheba for girls. Sheba has not made it into the Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sheba name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Sheba is alike in pronunciation to Chaba. Other recommended similar baby names are Rheba, Shea, Shela, Shena and Shera. These names tend to be less commonly used than Sheba.