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Girl Name: Sheba

Name: Sheba
Pronunciation: \sh(e)-ba\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: promise
Origin: Hebrew
Sounds Like: Chaba, Chabah
Variant forms: Saba, Sabah, Scheba, Shebah, Sheeba, Shieba
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 3764


Sheba \sh(e)-ba\ as a girl's name is pronounced SHEE-bah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Sheba is "promise". Nickname of Bathsheba. Sheba is the name of a kingdom in southern Arabia noted for its great wealth. Biblical: the queen of Sheba journeyed to Jerusalem to see for herself whether accounts about Solomon's great wisdom and wealth were true.

Sheba has 6 variant forms: Saba, Sabah, Scheba, Shebah, Sheeba and Shieba.

Baby names that sound like Sheba are Chaba and Chabah.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Sheba.


Sheba is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3764 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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