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

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Origin and Meaning of Sheva

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Alt. Meaning

S is for serious, not always joking.

H is for handy, the helpful you.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

V is for valentine, a sweetheart you are!

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

Notable Persons Named Sheva

Sheva was born in 1896. She passed away in 1957.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Sheva

Bas Sheva was an easy listening, jewish music, jazz, space age pop, exotica, and avant-garde music musician. She plays Vocals. She was most prominent from 1950 to 1960. Bas was given the name Bernice Kanefsky on July 25th, 1925 in Philadelphia. Bas is also known as Bas Sheva. She passed away on February 11th, 1960.


Fun Facts about the name Sheva

  • How Popular is the name Sheva? Sheva is the 22,680th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Sheva have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 278 babies born with the first name Sheva in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sheva to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sheva? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Sheva first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sheva is Friday, September 20th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Sheva born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sheva was in 1980 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Random Sheva Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sheva is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Sheva: Your name in reverse order is Avehs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Veash. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Sheva born Aug 5, 2009

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 Borneo approximately on 750. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.