Saba

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1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Saba mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Saba

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  • According to a user from Michigan, United States, the name Saba is of Unknown origin and means "It is the morning breeze when the sun first comes out in the morning.".
  • A user from Iran says the name Saba is of Persian or Iranian origin and means "It is a wind that in poems and stories sends lovers messages .".
Other origins: English, Urdu,Indian, and Eritrea

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  1. A island in the Netherlands Antilles that is the top of an extinct volcano
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  1. An island in the southern part of the Caribbean Sea off the west coast of Venezuela, a special municipality of the Netherlands.

Saba was also found in the following language(s): Italian and Latin

Notable Persons Named Saba

Saba Qamar is a model, actress, and tv host. She was most active from 2004 to present. Saba was born in Gujranwala.

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Saba Azad is a singing, actor, singer, and actress. She was most prominent from 2008 to present. Saba was born in Delhi.

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Saba Waseem Abbas is an actor and actress. She was most active from 1978 to present. Saba was given the name Saba Hameed Akhtar on June 21st, 1957 in Lahore. Saba is also known as Hamid and Saba.

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Saba Imtiaz is an author, journalist, music critic, and screenwriter. Saba was born in United Arab Emirates.

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Saba Douglas-Hamilton is a broadcasting, natural history, and broadcaster/naturalist. Saba was born in Kenya.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Saba

Nicole Saba is an arabic pop music, arabic music, and pop music singing and actor. Nicole was born on June 26th, 1974.

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Umberto Saba was a writer. Umberto was given the name Umberto Poli on March 9th, 1883 in Trieste. He left this life on August 26th, 1957.

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Vítor Saba is a soccer player for the S.S. Robur Siena, CR Vasco da Gama, Clube de Regatas do Flamengo, Macaé Esporte Futebol Clube, Esporte Clube Vitória, Boavista Sport Club, Brescia Calcio, Western Sydney Wanderers FC, F.C. Crotone, and AEL Kalloni F.C. Vítor was born on July 11th, 1990 in Rio de Janeiro. Vítor is also known as Rodrigues Saba and Victor.

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Sohana Saba is an actress, director, and producer. Sohana was given the name Saba .

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Moises was born in 1963 in Mexico City. He left this life on January 10th, 2010.

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Nathalie Saba is a musician. She has had major accomplishments since 2015. Nathalie was given the name Grace Tandon in Egypt. Nathalie is also known as Nathalie Saba.

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How popular is the baby name Saba in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1970 8 8 0
1972 9 9 0
1973 6 6 0
1974 11 11 0
1975 11 11 0
1976 15 15 0
1977 9 9 0
1978 18 18 0
1979 12 12 0
1980 22 22 0
1981 17 17 0
1982 22 22 0
1983 23 23 0
1984 27 27 0
1985 30 30 0
1986 42 42 0
1987 38 33 5
1988 33 33 0
1989 34 34 0
1990 38 32 6
1991 52 47 5
1992 42 42 0
1993 31 31 0
1994 55 50 5
1995 36 36 0
1996 42 36 6
1997 57 49 8
1998 43 43 0
1999 41 41 0
2000 33 33 0
2001 51 51 0
2002 38 38 0
2003 32 32 0
2004 41 41 0
2005 50 44 6
2006 39 39 0
2007 38 30 8
2008 36 29 7
2009 29 21 8
2010 35 35 0
2011 26 26 0
2012 32 32 0
2013 21 21 0
2014 29 24 5
2015 27 27 0
2016 34 34 0
2017 38 32 6

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Popularity of Saba as a first name

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Popularity of Saba as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Saba U.S.
  White 76.32% 64.26%
  African American 3.83% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 6.90% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 9.54% 16.26%

Of Last Name Saba

People with the last name Saba are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Saba

  • How Popular is the name Saba? Saba is the 8,306th most popular name of all time. As a last name Saba was the 8,822nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Saba have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,453 babies born with the first name Saba in the United States. That's more than enough people named Saba to occupy the territory of Tokelau (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,411 (as of October 18, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Saba? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Saba first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Saba is Sunday, December 5th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Saba born? The highest recorded use of the first name Saba was in 2001 with a total of 51 babies.
  • Random Saba Factoid: According to the 1986 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Saba is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 9 babies in California have the same name as you in 1986.
  • Weird things about the name Saba: Your name in reverse order is Abas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Asba. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Saba? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,712 people with the last name Saba.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Saba? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Saba as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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