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Origin and Meaning of Saphira

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  • According to a user from Virginia, United States, the name Saphira is of Hebrew origin and means "Beautiful Gem.".
  • According to a user from Canada, the name Saphira is of Greek origin and means "Sapphire".
  • A submission from South Africa says the name Saphira means "Ambassador" and is of Arabic origin.
  • A submission from Texas, United States says the name Saphira means "Beautiful" and is of Greek origin.
  • A user from New York, United States says the name Saphira means "Jewel , Beautiful".
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International Interest

Notable Persons With the Last Name Saphira

Nadia Saphira is an actress, model, lawyer, actor, and model (people). She was most active from 2003 to present. Nadia was given the name Nadia Saphira Ganie on October 20th, 1987 in Jakarta.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1996 5 5 0
1999 5 5 0
2002 6 6 0
2003 6 6 0
2004 7 7 0
2005 6 6 0
2006 9 9 0
2007 130 130 0
2008 144 144 0
2009 125 125 0
2010 102 102 0
2011 108 108 0
2012 131 131 0
2013 117 117 0
2014 119 119 0
2015 131 131 0
2016 116 116 0
2017 141 141 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 Saphira

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Popularity of Saphira as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Saphira

  • How Popular is the name Saphira? Saphira is the 8,470th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Saphira have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,408 babies born with the first name Saphira in the United States. That's more than enough people named Saphira to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Saphira? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1996 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Saphira first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Saphira is Monday, June 24th, 1918.
  • What year had the most people named Saphira born? The highest recorded use of the first name Saphira was in 2008 with a total of 144 babies.
  • Random Saphira Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Saphira is not a popular baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Saphira: Your name in reverse order is Arihpas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rahsaip. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Saphira born May 30, 1954

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA North-Central approximately on 1375. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

You had an artistic personality, always transforming ugly into beauty, gray into bright colors. You would find an opportunity of creative self-expression in any situation. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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