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What does Sheba mean?

Sheba Pronunciation of Sheba 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.

ASSOCIATED WITH She-, promise (oath), arabia, great, wealth, biblical, queen, jerusalem (israeli), wisdom, true


VARIANTS Saba, Sabah, Scheba, Shebah, Sheeba, Shieba


(female) Shaba, ..

(male) Sheta, ..

Sheba Dina (S.D.), ..

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. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Sheba has not made it into the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 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 and Chabah. Other recommended sound-alike names are Beba, Reba, Reeba, Rheba, Sebra, Seema, Sela, Sena, Sera, Shaela, Shaena, Shaka, Shana, Shara, Shaya, She-, Shea, Sheela, Sheena, Sheera, Sheila, Sheina, Shela, Shelbea, Shelbi, Shelby, Shelia, Shell, Shella, Shena, Shene, Sher, Shera, Sheraa, Sherae, Sherah, Sherai, Sheran, Sheray, Sheri, Sheria, Shery, Sheyla, Shiela, Shila, Shira, Shona, Shula, Shuna, Shura, Shyla, Shyra, Siena, Siera, Stefa, Stela, Stepa and Zeba. These names tend to be less commonly used than Sheba.

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