Sabra

First Name
5k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
366
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sabra

User Submitted Origins

     English
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     Hebrew
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     Arabic
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User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from New York, United States says the name Sabra is of Hebrew origin and means "Patience".
  • According to a user from Wisconsin, United States, the name Sabra is of English origin and means "Actually Sabra means" prickly pear". It's a type of cactus. It originates from Islam/Hebrew. However I am neither of them!! I am the 3rd generation in my family.".
  • According to a user from Kansas, United States, the name Sabra means "Hummus".
  • A submission from Pennsylvania, United States says the name Sabra means "Gift of god" and is of English origin.
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  1. A native-born Israeli
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  1. Alternative spelling of Sabra

sabra was also found in the following language(s): Dutch, Finnish, and French

Notable Persons Named Sabra

Sabra Johnson is a dancer. Sabra was given the name Sabra Elise Johnson on July 29th, 1987 in Netherlands.

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Sabra Williams is an actress, presenter, actor, and actressandpresenter. Sabra was born Sabra Williams in London.

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Sabra was born in 1938.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Sabra

George Sabra is a President of the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary, Opposition Forces, and Presidentof theNational Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary. George was born on July 11th, 1947 in Qatana.

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Khalilah was born on December 18th, 1967 in Westwood, Los Angeles.

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Mohammad Abu Sabra is an athlete for the Al-Yarmouk FC (Jordan).

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Maher Sabra is an athlete for the Nejmeh SC.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 5 5 0
1884 5 5 0
1885 10 10 0
1886 7 7 0
1887 13 13 0
1888 9 9 0
1890 17 17 0
1891 8 8 0
1892 6 6 0
1894 6 6 0
1895 5 5 0
1896 9 9 0
1898 9 9 0
1900 12 12 0
1901 11 11 0
1902 12 12 0
1903 11 11 0
1904 6 6 0
1905 5 5 0
1907 6 6 0
1908 5 5 0
1909 5 5 0
1910 9 9 0
1911 13 13 0
1912 10 10 0
1913 11 11 0
1914 11 11 0
1915 17 17 0
1916 17 17 0
1917 17 17 0
1918 14 14 0
1919 17 17 0
1920 20 20 0
1921 15 15 0
1922 20 20 0
1923 17 17 0
1924 27 27 0
1925 15 15 0
1926 13 13 0
1927 9 9 0
1928 13 13 0
1929 16 16 0
1930 23 23 0
1931 36 36 0
1932 40 40 0
1933 29 29 0
1934 45 45 0
1935 33 33 0
1936 22 22 0
1937 26 26 0
1938 44 44 0
1939 37 37 0
1940 41 41 0
1941 49 49 0
1942 46 46 0
1943 33 33 0
1944 34 34 0
1945 32 32 0
1946 38 38 0
1947 51 51 0
1948 44 44 0
1949 49 49 0
1950 49 49 0
1951 44 44 0
1952 50 50 0
1953 53 53 0
1954 58 58 0
1955 40 40 0
1956 50 50 0
1957 46 46 0
1958 82 82 0
1959 42 42 0
1960 47 47 0
1961 155 155 0
1962 136 136 0
1963 102 102 0
1964 117 117 0
1965 75 75 0
1966 62 62 0
1967 60 60 0
1968 55 55 0
1969 70 70 0
1970 63 63 0
1971 69 69 0
1972 55 55 0
1973 59 59 0
1974 46 46 0
1975 45 45 0
1976 67 67 0
1977 50 50 0
1978 47 47 0
1979 54 54 0
1980 61 61 0
1981 59 59 0
1982 45 45 0
1983 49 49 0
1984 59 59 0
1985 68 68 0
1986 69 69 0
1987 69 69 0
1988 88 88 0
1989 81 81 0
1990 73 73 0
1991 90 90 0
1992 69 69 0
1993 65 65 0
1994 57 57 0
1995 57 57 0
1996 66 66 0
1997 55 55 0
1998 56 56 0
1999 51 51 0
2000 40 40 0
2001 35 35 0
2002 32 32 0
2003 32 32 0
2004 33 33 0
2005 24 24 0
2006 21 21 0
2007 38 38 0
2008 30 30 0
2009 13 13 0
2010 19 19 0
2011 27 27 0
2012 23 23 0
2013 24 24 0
2014 15 15 0
2015 8 8 0
2016 6 6 0
2017 12 12 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Sabra

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Sabra as a first name

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Popularity of Sabra as a last name

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Common last names for Sabra

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Brown

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sabra U.S.
  White 77.05% 64.26%
  African American 6.28% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.73% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 8.74% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.19% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sabra

People with the last name Sabra are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Sabra

  • How Popular is the name Sabra? Sabra is the 3,838th most popular name of all time. As a last name Sabra was the 55,962nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Sabra have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,902 babies born with the first name Sabra in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sabra to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sabra? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Sabra first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sabra is Wednesday, February 22nd, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Sabra born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sabra was in 1961 with a total of 155 babies.
  • Random Sabra Factoid: According to the 1968 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sabra is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1968.
  • Weird things about the name Sabra: Your name in reverse order is Arbas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Abrsa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sabra? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 366 people with the last name Sabra.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sabra? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Sabra as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • 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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