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Meaning and Origin

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From Hebrew שְׁבָא (sh'vá).

  1. (biblical) An ancient kingdom in Arabia or possibly in Africa.
  2. (very rare outside the Bible) A male given name.

Short form of Bathsheba.

  1. A female given name.

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    Sheba Karim is a literature and young-adult fiction author. Sheba was born in Catskill (town), New York.

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

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    Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
    1916 8 8 0
    1921 5 5 0
    1922 5 5 0
    1923 6 6 0
    1926 6 6 0
    1928 5 5 0
    1929 6 6 0
    1948 5 5 0
    1951 8 8 0
    1952 9 9 0
    1953 23 23 0
    1954 12 12 0
    1955 10 10 0
    1956 15 15 0
    1957 15 15 0
    1958 7 7 0
    1959 20 20 0
    1960 28 28 0
    1961 29 29 0
    1962 17 17 0
    1963 22 22 0
    1964 20 20 0
    1965 25 25 0
    1966 16 16 0
    1967 9 9 0
    1968 10 10 0
    1969 21 21 0
    1970 21 21 0
    1971 22 22 0
    1972 21 21 0
    1973 35 35 0
    1974 34 34 0
    1975 65 65 0
    1976 33 33 0
    1977 33 33 0
    1978 50 50 0
    1979 44 44 0
    1980 36 36 0
    1981 28 28 0
    1982 35 35 0
    1983 23 23 0
    1984 22 22 0
    1985 21 21 0
    1986 16 16 0
    1987 13 13 0
    1988 13 13 0
    1989 32 32 0
    1990 19 19 0
    1991 20 20 0
    1992 22 22 0
    1993 21 21 0
    1994 15 15 0
    1995 12 12 0
    1996 10 10 0
    1997 5 5 0
    1998 6 6 0
    1999 12 12 0
    2000 11 11 0
    2001 5 5 0
    2002 5 5 0
    2005 5 5 0
    2006 9 9 0
    2013 6 6 0
    2016 5 5 0
    2017 8 8 0

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    Popularity of Sheba as a first name

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    Fun Facts about the name Sheba

    • How Popular is the name Sheba? Sheba is the 9,629th most popular name of all time.
    • How many people with the first name Sheba have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,155 babies born with the first name Sheba in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sheba 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 Sheba? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
    • When was Sheba first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sheba is Saturday, February 14th, 1880.
    • What year had the most people named Sheba born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sheba was in 1975 with a total of 65 babies.
    • Random Sheba Factoid: According to the 1975 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sheba is not a popular baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1975.
    • Weird things about the name Sheba: Your name in reverse order is Abehs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Bsaeh. How do you pronounce that?

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